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Can You see the stars from where you are?

March 9, 2009 by  
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GLOBE at Night – March 16-28, 2009

Once again, the GLOBE community is invited to participate in the annual global sky observation known as GLOBE at Night. Join thousands of teachers, students and families around the globe March 16-28, 2009, in a hunt for stars. Participants simply choose a clear night on which stars are visible, look up into the night sky and enter observations into the GLOBE at Night Web site.

globeatnight2009Compare your view to one of these Magnitude Charts, and visit the GLOBE at Night website to log your results.

Take part in this international event to observe the nighttime sky and learn more about light pollution around the world. GLOBE at Night is a fun and easy observation and reporting activity that takes approximately 15-30 minutes to complete.

2009 is the Year of Astronomy

2009 is the Year of Astronomy

This event is part of the International Year of Astronomy. The International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) is a global celebration of astronomy and its contributions to society and culture and marks the 400th anniversary of the first use of an astronomical telescope by Galileo Galilei.

For more information about the event,
visit the Globe at Night website.

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