Thursday, March 5, 2009

GLOBE at Night

GLOBE at Night Event Taking Place March 16-28, 2009

Join thousands of teachers, students and families around the globe March 16-28, 2009, in a hunt for stars. Take part in this international event to observe the nighttime sky and learn more about light pollution around the world. GLOBE at Night is an easy observation and reporting activity that takes approximately 15-30 minutes to complete.

This event is part of the International Year of Astronomy. IYA celebrates the 400th anniversary of Galileo's first use of a telescope to observe the sky.

Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment, also known as GLOBE, is a worldwide, hands-on science and education program for primary and secondary schools.

For more information about the event, visit Please e-mail questions about this event to .

Dolly's note:
For a great site to find the sky map above your location, visit "Your Sky". Data sheets and instructions for this program will be part of the Citizen Science Symposium on March 20-21.

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