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Fraser
2007-May-18, 08:04 PM
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 International Sidewalk Astronomy Night. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2007/05/18/international-sidewalk-astronomy-night-may-19-2007/)

chicagoastronomer
2007-May-21, 03:18 PM
The Chicago Astronomers Set up for the First International Sidewalk Astronomy Night Activities

Fellow Astronomers...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/josephguzman/Star%20Parties/Clouds2.jpg

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.

All pics were taken with the Canon Powershot S3 and does a great job in various lighting conditions.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/josephguzman/Star%20Parties/Conjunction2.jpg

The entire narrative along with pics can be found here:

http://tinyurl.com/3273d6

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

Respectfully,