This talk delves into the instrument known as DESI, or Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, which is installed on the Mayall Telescope installed on Kitt Peak located 55 miles west-southwest of Tucson. Comprised of 5000 robots, or "eyes," DESI is conducting sky surveys to look deep into the cosmos and discovery the mysterious physics of dark energy.
6:00 to 10:00PM - Admission to all Science Center Exhibits
6:30PM Planetarium Lecture by Stéphanie Juneau, NOIRLab Astronomer
8:00 to 10:00PM - Free telescope viewing outside Flandrau
8:30PM Planetarium Show - "5000 Eyes"
9:30PM Planetarium Live Star Talk - "Tucson Sky"