International Sidewalk Astronomy Nigh...

International Sidewalk Astronomy Night - May 19, 2007

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I'm sorry this is such late notice, nobody let me know this was happening. Although sidewalk astronomers have been hitting the streets in the US for years, Saturday, May 19, 2007 is going to be the first ... via Universe Today

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Chicago Astronomer Joe

Wilmington, DE

#1 May 21, 2007
Fellow Astronomers...

The Chicago Astronomers celebrated the first International Sidewalk Astronomy night event by setting up our various telescopes and sharing the views with visitors, answering questions and talking astronomy.

The Venus/Moon conjunction made a great target in the eyepiece, but Saturn & Mercury were there to enjoy too.

The entire narrative along with pics can be found here:

A great success and it was an enjoyable star party session in spite of the bright Chicago skyline.


Chicago Astronomer Joe
Telescope/Observatory Operator
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum

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