UCO Events

Apollo 11 Anniversary: 40 years ago Lick Observatory shot a laser at a small reflective target on the moon to precisely measure the distance between earth and moon. Read first-hand account by Remington Stone, Lick Support Scientist.

Live webcasts from Lick and Keck Observatories were featured in Around the World in 80 Telescopes, a 24-hour webcast from the world's greatest observatories. Part of ESO's 100 Hours of Astronomy (100HA), celebrating the International Year of Astronomy.

View Lick Observatory webcast

View Keck Observatory webcast

Other Events

Ongoing Astronomy Programs (Bay Area)
Sidewalk Astronomers (podcasts, events, blogs)

2009 UCO Press Releases

Featuring Lick & Keck Observatories and University of California Research

Planet HD80606b approaching its star

Model of planet HD80606b heating up and generating storms as it approaches its parent star during its eccentric orbit. See 1/28/09 Press Release, or click image for enlargement, description, and link to movie.

Photo credit: D. Kasen, J. Langton, and G. Laughlin, UCSC

UCO Press Release Archives

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