[sac-forum] Re: National Astronomy Day - Night summary

Thanks Rick and Tony and everyone else who came out and supported Astronomy
Day and the Public Star Parties Saturday night. Plenty of stuff to look at
and show off this time!  Thanks also to the City of Glendale for hosting us
and promoting astronomy.

Jack Jones
SAC Public Events
www.saguaroastro.org

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Rick Tejera <saguaroastro@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Tony,****
>
>  Glad your event went well, Thunderbird was also a success. The crowds
> didn’t thin out until about 2130, Venus, the Moon & Saturn were the “Stars”
> of the evening and guests also got to see Mars, Some double Stars (Alcor &
> Mizar in my scope) and deep sky objects. Our guest also got mesmerized by
> the International Space Station which made a pass at 2040. The pass ended
> about halfway across the sky as the ISS passed into the Earth’s shadow.
>
>  We broke down around 2200 and several of us went for our traditional
> after Thunderbird SP dinner at TGIFriday’s.
>
>  I posted Some pictures of the event on my facebook page:
>
>
> http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.399266976773768.95799.100000714087777&type=1#!/media/set/?set=a.399266976773768.95799.100000714087777&type=1&notif_t=like
>
> Clear Skies****
>
>  *Rick Tejera (K7TEJ)*
>
> *Sagauro Astronomy Club*
>
> *www.saguaroastro.org*
>
> *Thunderbird Amatuer Radio Club*
>
> *www.w7tbc.org*
>
>
> We did a little solar viewing until the sunset then the evening stargazing.
> ****
>
> We had a nice attendance almost 300 people.****
>
> Hope the Thunderbird Park program went well.****
>
> Tony LaConte****
>

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