NASA Observation of the stellar occultation by (486958) Ultima Thulé

The following public activities will be organized in relation with the observation campaign of the stellar occultation by MU69 in Senegal.

July 27 – Observation of the Lunar Eclipse
Scientific animations are planned in the following cities

  • Dakar: football field of Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique
  • Thiès: Auditorium of Thies University
  • Bambey: University Allioune Diop of Bambey
  • Tivaouane: CRE (Centre de Recherche et d’Essai)

July 30 – Public conference at the Auditorium Khaly Amar Fall – University Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar)
Presentations by NASA scientists will be translated in french


Nights from the 31st of July to the 3rd of August
Training sessions in preparation for the observation of the stellar occultation

Night of the 3rd to the 4th of August
Observation of the stellar occultation