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Virtual Field Trip

See our live views from our telescope in California when you participate in one of our Robotic Telescope for Classrooms programs!

Want to see our telescope in action? Book a virtual field trip with us!

Available to all Exoplanet and Astrophotography Program participants

Virtual Field Trips consist of:
  • A tour of the telescope and the software we use to operate it remotely¬†
  • Live programming of a telescope run
  • A “Tour of the Night Sky”
    • Students can request specific targets to look at
    • All participants will receive the images taken with our scope during the tour
  • The opportunity to ask questions throughout the evening about anything related to our telescope, astronomy, and more!
  • Viewing of the first few exposures of the nights run**
**dependent on when the imaging of the target(s) begin
RASC Robotic Telescope at Sierra Remote Observatories in California
RASC Robotic Telescope at Sierra Remote Observatories in California

Virtual field trips take place on Wednesday nights around astronomical twilight (approx. 2 hours after sunset) Pacific Time via Zoom. 

Trips must be booked in advance. Check out our Events Calendar for availability!

Advanced Programs MUST book a virtual field trip for data collection.