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Mission Statement

Our Mission

The mission of Stars at Yerkes is to serve and inspire students and teachers by providing events, opportunities, and professional development to further advance astronomical knowledge and connect science to the stars.

Through the sharing of teacher-created resources and access to Yerkes Observatory scientists and instruments, Stars at Yerkes strives to create connections to elevate STEM education in the classroom and beyond.


The Ring Nebula - m57- taken with the Stone Edge telescope