Happy Asteroid Day!

Live coverage is available here.

Astronauts, astronomers, scientists, students, teachers, and interested citizens around the world are coming together at this very moment to learn about and discuss asteroids.

Participate in the global conversation online right now
or at event near you today!

UW is participating in Asteroid Day, a global day of education to help protect Earth from potentially hazardous asteroid. The movie below shows how UW LSST and DIRAC’s astronomical software group is assisting that effort by making the LSST an unprecedented asteroid discovery machine.

Asteroid Day: University of Washington & LSST from Nikolina Horvat on Vimeo.