Welcome to the on-line sampler of
MIRA: Exploring the Universe
from the Central Coast

The following pages were adapted from an exhibit t
hat ran from
1 July through 24 September 2000 at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.


The Birth of Stars

Naked Eye Astronomy

The MIRA Story

Life and Death
of a Photon

Why a Telescope in Monterey County if There's One in Space?

Friends of MIRA

Stellar Classification

Light Pollution

Research at MIRA

Gravitational Lenses

The  Hamming Astronomy Center

MIRA Education Programs

Field Trips to the Stars

Weaver Student Observatory

The Tassajara Fire

Return to MIRA home page

  2000 MIRA