Unistellar - FR
Hours and dates
- From 2 Nov 2019 to 3 Nov 2019 / from 10:00 to 18:00
One hundred times more powerful than standard telescopes: The Unistellar eVscope is a revolutionary consumer device that accumulates light to reveal galaxies, nebulae, comets,... in unparalleled crisp and colorful details. Smart and easy to use : turn your Unistellar eVscope on, choose an object on the app, and observe. No need to be an expert on the night sky. In partnership with the SETI Institute, the Unistellar eVscope allows users to join the first worldwide citizen-science network. Anyone can view particular astronomical events like exoplanet transits or supernovae, while contributing to scientific discoveries.
You can experiment eVscope in the courtyard of École Notre Dame (behind the theatre) on Saturday, November 2nd from 6.30pm to 8.00pm (free admission). The experiment will be lasting a few minutes.
Unistellar’s ambition is to democratize astronomy by creating the world’s largest community of stargazers, each of whom can observe the deep sky from anywhere. Unistellar is the French start-up behind the eVscope, a unique, compact, and user-friendly digital telescope. Its light-amplification technology allows users to observe galaxies, nebulae, and comets in unparalleled crisp and colorful details. In partnership with the SETI Institute, the Unistellar eVscope also allows anyone to contribute to astronomical discoveries while observing. The Unistellar eVscope received a CES Innovation Award in 2018 in the category Tech for a Better World and has been nominated for a SXSW 2019 Innovation Award. It has raised more than $3 million through crowdfunding, and more than 2,500 digital telescopes have already been pre-ordered.