Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Jan 07

    AAS WorldWide Telescope Presents: Advances in Astronomical Visualization

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society | Seattle, WA

    Session led by Jonathan Fay

    Explore astronomical visualization for research, informal education, and communication! This session brings highlights from the AstroViz 2018 workshop (Pasadena) to the AAS community. There will be a mix of invited speakers and contributed lighting talks which will showcase the cutting edge of astronomical visualization.

  • 2019 Jan 08

    Professional Development with AAS WorldWide Telescope

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society | Seattle, WA

    Session led by Peter K. G. Williams

    Learn to spruce up your papers and share your research with AAS WorldWide Telescope! This workshop is aimed at astronomy researchers of all levels. You don’t need to have any previous knowledge of WorldWide Telescope. This is an interactive tutorial — please bring your own computer (Windows is not necessary).

  • 2019 Jan 08

    AAS WorldWide Telescope in Outreach and Education

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society | Seattle, WA

    Session led by Patricia Udomprasert

    In Part 1 of this session, invited speakers will present brief examples of WWT being used in a variety of educational settings, including Astro 101 classes, K12 science, online courses, and planetaria. Part 2 of the session will be a hands-on WWT tutorial, where we will lead attendees through a variety of activities in the WWT web client. This is an interactive tutorial — please bring your own computer (Windows is not necessary).

  • 2019 Jan 09

    AAS WorldWide Telescope with Python and Astropy

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society | Seattle, WA

    Session led by O. Justin Otor

    Learn how to visualize FITS files and Python data tables in the context of imagery from large-scale sky surveys using pyWWT, an Astropy-integrated Python interface to WWT. This is an interactive tutorial — please bring your own computer (Windows is not necessary).

     

  • 2019 Jan 10

    AAS WorldWide Telescope Shareathon and Brownbag

    12:40pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society | Seattle, WA

    Session led by Gina Brissenden

    Grab your lunch and a colleague, then come join an informal discussion about AAS WWT, how it's being used, how we would like to use it, what our development needs are, and ways in which we can engage with each other and build community beyond the length of this session.