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Slooh Space Camera to Broadcast Solar System Planets Live from
The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC)
ATTENTION MEDIA WEBSITES: Embed Slooh’s Live Syndicated Image Feed into Your Coverage (see below)
Slooh Space Camera will broadcast a free, real-time feed of Mars, Saturn, and the Moon from the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC), which is considered one of the best astronomical viewing sites in Europe. Slooh will be using patented imaging technology to provide extraordinary real-time views of these favorite solar system objects. The show will begin on 3/15 starting 7:00 PM PDT / 10:00 PM EDT (02:00 UTC on 3/16). The broadcast can be accessed at Slooh's homepage or by visiting Slooh's G+ page, where you will be able to see the panel interact live via G+ Hangouts On Air.
Media websites can embed Slooh's live syndicated image feed directly into their own coverage of the event by visiting Slooh's media page.
In addition to the planetary programming, Slooh will provide a tour of this amazing facility along with onsite coverage during the event from Slooh Engineer, Paul Cox. For the first time ever, Slooh will provide viewers with backstage access during our live event on the mountaintop at Europe's best observatory site.
Slooh's own Patrick Paolucci will join Astronomy Magazine columnist Bob Berman along with other guests and Slooh members to discuss the event live and in true color.
Slooh is a worldwide community of people peering into space together. Slooh is the leader in live, celestial event programming with free weekly shows featuring the great wonders of the Universe. In December 2003, Slooh launched the first Space Camera available to the public. SLOOH has broadcast more than 300,000 live missions to celestial objects for members all over the world, who have taken more than 1.7 million photographs to date. Slooh's patented instant imaging technology makes astronomical objects appear in real time in full color.
The"Observatorio del Teide" is among only a handful of world-class astronomical sites around the globe, and is home to some of the world's most impressive telescopes. The observatory site is perched on top of a volcano at an altitude of 2372m (7783ft) on the island of Tenerife, one of the volcanic islands making up the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa. Measured from its base on the ocean floor, Mt. Teide is the third highest volcano in the world.
To embed Slooh’s live syndicated image feed into your media coverage of the eclipse, visit www.slooh.com/media.php and follow the instructions.G+ Slooh Space Camera Page