Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Astrophotography Outreach

Held on: Oct 18, 2017 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Oct 18, 2017 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: John McLaren

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Christopher Laurel

Find out how to get the most out of the Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD) website. NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador John McLaren will demonstrate how APOD is more than just beautiful images. Through the associated and links, a single APOD image can become a 30-minute exploration of an astronomical topic.

John will cover how to:

  • navigate the website 
  • use a picture's associated web links and other web resources to further explore the day's topic
  • develop mini-lessons or out reach talks with APOD's help 
  • use the APOD education links as a resources for home schooling and college level classes


Latitude 47.6529218, Longitude -122.3110596


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