Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy

Educational Outreach

The Monterey Institute of Astronomy is dedicated to public education and outreach in Astronomy. A large portion of our resources is devoted to the programs described below.

Field Trips to the Stars
A detailed, interactive guide to the Solar System, Stars, Galaxies, and the universe beyond.

High School Student Summer Internship Program
Designed to give high school students in the Monterey Bay area experience in astronomy research and the scientific method.

Chesley Bonestell Memorial Lecture Series
A yearly, free lecture for general audiences from a visiting scientist focusing on current events in the field of Astronomy.

Exploring the Universe from the Central Coast
An interactive version of an exhibit at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, detailing local research in astronomy.