Curator's Coffee -- Digital Planetarium
A storm of data is pouring in from the skies and expanding our Planetarium's digital model of the universe! Under dark skies from New Mexico to Australia we are creating the most comprehensive and extensive galactic map imaginable allowing us to better understand our universe and our place in it. Experience the data once reserved only fo scientists. Join us for a tour of our dynamic digital universe and a look behind-the-scenes in the Planetarium!
Amanda Alton is the Planetarium Manager and has spent the last six years interpreting the night sky at the NMMNHS. She graduated from the University of New Mexico in December 2006 with a bachelor's degree in History.
Laurel Ladwig has spent 28 years working in planetaria and observatories in Texas and New Mexico and currently creates planetarium show content using the Planetarium's digital model of the universe. She is an avid sky-watcher looking out for both birds and stars.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|