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by Stargrrl
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: The Imager's Studio
Topic: Last of the Summer Whining
Replies: 4
Views: 1531

Re: Last of the Summer Whining

Thanks for posting Tom, very cool & chilly too. Rebekah
by Stargrrl
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Galileo's Gabfest
Topic: Indoor Winter Astronomy Ideas
Replies: 0
Views: 851

Indoor Winter Astronomy Ideas

The attached presentation provides links to a variety of "indoor astronomy" options to get you through the winter months, including: * Free online astronomy courses through Coursera.org - both intro/beginner and advanced * Citizen science projects that you can work on -- help map Mars, fin...
by Stargrrl
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Galileo's Gabfest
Topic: NASA & ASSNE Mercury Transit Livestreams, Nov 11
Replies: 0
Views: 854

NASA & ASSNE Mercury Transit Livestreams, Nov 11

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory will be livestreaming the Mercury Transit at https://mercurytransit.gsfc.nasa.gov/2019/ ASSNE Member Tim W will attempt to livestream the transit on ASSNE's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ASSNE1/ Locally, Mercury will touch the sun's edge around 7:36 am a...
by Stargrrl
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Galileo's Gabfest
Topic: Vote for your favorite exoplanet name by Nov 14
Replies: 0
Views: 766

Vote for your favorite exoplanet name by Nov 14

Vote for Your Favorite Exoplanet Name! The #NameExoWorlds campaign for the USA is nearing its end, and the International Astronomical Union needs your help deciding the final names for the HD 17156 planetary system! From the US Naming Committee: “The US entries have been narrowed down to just 10 nam...
by Stargrrl
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Galileo's Gabfest
Topic: Dark Sky Bill in MA Needs Your Support
Replies: 0
Views: 815

Dark Sky Bill in MA Needs Your Support

From Tim Brothers, VP of the Massachusetts Chapter of the International Dark-Sky Association: "I wanted to let your members know the status of the critically important “dark sky” bill in the MA legislature: S.1937/H.2858, An Act improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. ( h...
by Stargrrl
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: The Imager's Studio
Topic: New Moon over Western Bay, Bar Harbor, ME
Replies: 2
Views: 2312

Re: New Moon over Western Bay, Bar Harbor, ME

Lovely, thanks for posting Ron!
by Stargrrl
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Galileo's Gabfest
Topic: Help Name an Exoplanet! Sept 15-Oct 15
Replies: 0
Views: 1143

Help Name an Exoplanet! Sept 15-Oct 15

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) invites you to help name an exoplanet and its star. In recognition of its 100th year, the IAU now offers every country the chance to name one planetary system. HD 17156, in the constellation Cassiopeia, is the chosen system for the United States. What do yo...
by Stargrrl
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Galileo's Gabfest
Topic: Solar System Ambassadors Wanted! Apply by 9/30
Replies: 0
Views: 1197

Solar System Ambassadors Wanted! Apply by 9/30

Solar System Ambassadors are volunteers found across the United States who communicate NASA's exciting discoveries and future space exploration plans to the general public. If you are a space science fan and love sharing the universe with your community, you can apply now to become a Solar System Am...
by Stargrrl
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Galileo's Gabfest
Topic: Tabletop Beginner Telescope
Replies: 3
Views: 2972

Tabletop Beginner Telescope

At our recent Astronomy Day Event in Barrington, RI, many people asked about the simple starter scope one of our members was using (Ann G). Ann asked me to post the details of this for anyone who is looking for a beginner telescope that is super easy to both operate & transport! The telescope is...
by Stargrrl
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: 2019 Observing Reports
Topic: Albert's Arc (asterism)
Replies: 3
Views: 3054

Re: Albert's Arc (asterism)

Thanks Barry, please do an asterism talk for the club when you get back up this way!

Rebekah