Virtual Star Party for Sep. 9, 2012 – Neptune and Uranus Edition

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with our Virtual Star Parties, broadcasting our view of the night sky into a live Google+ Hangout. Last night was a special occasion, as astronomer Mike Phillips broadcast our first view of the planet Neptune. And then, just to show off, he found Uranus too. It was amazing to see those objects in our hangout for the first time. We’re now just waiting for Mercury to complete the whole set. Who will be the first to show us Mercury?

Astronomers: Cory Schmitz, Mike Phillips, John Kramer

Commentators: Gary Gonella, Pamela Gay, Scott Lewis, Emily Lakdawalla

Want to watch a Virtual Star Party in person? I’ve already posted the Event for next week on Google+. You can join the event there and add it to your calendar, so you’ll get a notification of when we’re about to go live.