FIRST OPEN HOUSE OF THE SEMESTER, HAS 140 PEOPLE! August 28, 2010Posted by jcconwell in Astronomy, Observatory, telescopes.
Tags: Eastern Illinois University, EIU, Observatory, telescope
Thanks to all the people who helped at the first open house of the semester. Tyler manning the computer, Maggie on the giant binoculars, and Hannah inside the dome at the main scope ,and the rest of the EIU astronomy club, Josh, Julia, Bob, and Tiandra who answered the questions of the crowd. We had about 140 people last night observing the Ring Nebula and the Hercules Globular Cluster.
Special thanks to Tim McCollum, John Pratte and Dr. Tim Camden for bring out their telescopes for everyone to enjoy.
For more pictures go to http://cyberscience2010.wikispaces.com/Star+Party+082710
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