The article about the FIU Stocker Star Parties.
On January 31, 2018 there will be a super blue blood moon. See what astronomy professor, Caroline Simpson, has to say about the event from her interview with Miami Herald.
The observatory was awash with over 1000 people, both FIU students, employees and faculty, and people from the community!
Some selected links to the FIU-local Media news coverage of the eclipse.
When the Great American Eclipse descended on the United States, hundreds of FIU faculty and staff, students, members of the community and media flocked to FIU’s Stocker AstroScience Center’s solar eclipse watch party.
For solar eclipse enthusiasts planning to take in the Great American Eclipse, FIU astrophysicist James Webb shares three ways to safely observe and enjoy the astronomical event, Aug. 21.
On Aug. 21, America will witness an astronomical phenomenon that hasn’t been seen in the continental United States for 99 years. The moon will pass between the sun and Earth, giving rise to the Great American Eclipse – a treat for umbraphiles, or eclipse chasers, on Earth.
We are just weeks away from the solar eclipse. See what our experts have to say!
Librarian Beatriz Fernandez has prepared a library guide to the upcoming Solar Eclipse that will take place in August of this year. Check it out for the location of excellent references! http://libguides.fiu.edu/solareclipse
The Month of June saw at least 400 students tour the observatory with ages ranging from middle school students to high school students.