Astronomy Day September 2007 Events
Astronomy Day Activities by State for September 2007
Astronomy Day Headquarters:
Astronomy Day Headquarters
30 Stargazer Lane
Comstock Park MI 49321
Here are the scheduled Astronomy Day activities that have been reported to the Astronomical League. They are arranged in alphabetical order.
Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois: Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming;
September 15 - 2007 Colorado Astronomy Day
The DAS will conduct solar observing at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science from 11 am to 3 pm and nighttime observing at the University of Denver's Historic Chamberlin Observatory from 6 pm to 11 pm. The DAS will have an attended information table with literature on Colorado amateur astronomy organizations and opportunities at the DMNS during the day.
At Chamberlin, the public will be invited to observe the heavens through the 1894 20-inch Alvin Clark-Saegmuller refractor and dozens of DAS-member telescopes. Public presentations will be given at the DMNS during the day (11 am to 3 pm) and at the Chamberlin Observatory in the evening (6 pm to 7 pm). See http://www.coloradoastronomyday.org for more information.
September 14-15 - Chicago Sidewalk Astronomy Club
View the Moon and Jupiter through our telescopes. We will be near North Ave and Wells Street in Old Town, Chicago. Call 312-659-0004 for exact location and weather go or no go. See http://www.sidewalk-astronomy-club.com/chicago/
September 15 - Vadodara, India
The Amateur Astronomers Association of Vadodara
6:30PM IST to 9:00PM IST A team of volunteers will go in different public place with 3 telescopes.
September 15th Dusk to 11:00pm - Twin Cities, Minnesota
Sidewalk astronomy based events in both St. Paul and Minneapolis
September 15 - Hope, NJ - UACNJ Observatory - Jenny Jump State Forest
The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey (UACNJ) will be holding a Fall Astronomy Day. The UACNJ Symposium will be Saturday, Sept. 15 at the UACNJ Observatory in Jenny Jump State Forest, Hope, NJ. Details will be forthcoming on our web site at: www.uacnj.org
September 14 - Astronomy Day for Texas students grades 5 thru 8
Frank N Bash Visitors Center at the UT McDonald Observatory
Fort Davis, Texas
9:15 am - 10:15 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am
1:15 pm = 2:15 pm
On Friday September 14th Region 11 ESC "Connect2Texas" and the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center at McDonald Observatory will partner to celebrate Astronomy Day with 3 interactive videoconferences for Texas students in grades 5 thru 8. We hope the Astronomy Day videoconference will excite students about science and technology. During the two-way videoconference, Marc Wetzel and the students will explore the Sun with special telescopes (weather permitting) and make a scale model of our Solar System. At the end of the program, students will have the opportunity to ask their questions to Marc Wetzel and astronomer Dr. Steve Odewahn, who explores our universe with one of the largest telescopes in the world, the 9.2m Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory.
September 15 - San Angelo, TX
Where: BEST BUY parking lot, corner of Sherwood Way and Sunset
Time: 10am to 5 pm
Activities: Solar and Moon observing; demonstrations with NightSky Network Tool kits; Handouts on astronomy
Astronomical League National Headquarters
9201 Ward Parkway; Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64114