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Haiti All Sky Camera

Overview of the project

Project leader: Dr. Peter Teuben, teuben@astro.umd.edu Project location: Haiti Project Description: The Haiti All-Sky Camera (HASC) plans to install a specialized camera in Haiti to view and record the night sky. Students from Université Quisqueya (UNIQ) and Ecole Supérieure d’Infotronique d’Haïti (ESIH) along with students from University of Maryland (UMD) …

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Update

There is no formal teaching of Astronomy in the Haitian educational system. During spring 2016 Teuben taught a one week 1-credit class “Python and Astronomy” at ESIH, instrumental for operating the planned all-sky telescope. This master class also included an exam. Students were raging enthusiastic, and were eager to continue this study. All materials …

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