Astronomy Day September 2007 Events

 

Astronomy Day Activities by State for September 2007

Astronomy Day Headquarters: Astronomy Day Logo
Gary Tomlinson
Astronomy Day Headquarters
30 Stargazer Lane
Comstock Park MI 49321
(616) 784-9518

E-mail: gtomlins@sbcglobal.net


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;

Countries:

Argentina ; Austria ; Canada ; Chile ; Malaysia ; Iceland ; India; Indonesia ; Ireland ; Iran ; Kuwait ;Malaysia ; Mexico ; Nepal ;New Zealand; Peru ; Puerto Rico ; Romania ; Turkey





Alabama


Argentina


Arizona


Arkansas


Austria


Canada


California


Chile


Colorado




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.





Connecticut


Delaware


Egypt


Florida


Germany


Georgia


Hawaii


Iceland


Idaho


Illinois



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/




India



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.


Indiana


Indonesia




Iowa


Iran

September 15th - 7 PM

Iran Amateur of Astronomy Society has planed programs for the new astronomy day, 15th of September in Iran for all ENTHUSIASTS of ASTRONOMY. Some Programs are:
1-Kids Painting Workshop.
2-Moon and planets observation.
3-Astronomical Slide show.
4-Lecture in open air.
5-Sundial Workshop for teens.
6-Astronomical Competitions.
7-Exhibits books, Posters, astronomical tools and ...

All programs will be held on 15th of September 2007(21 Shahrivar 1386),Shafagh Park in Tehran. Address: Shafagh park, 21th Street, asadabadi St, Yousefabad, Tehran, Iran. More information in Iranian Amateur Astronomers official Website: http://www.iaas.ir


Ireland


Italy


Kansas


Kentucky


Kuwait


Louisiana


Maine


Malaysia


Maryland


Massachusetts


Mexico


Michigan


Minnesota



September 15th Dusk to 11:00pm - Twin Cities, Minnesota

Sidewalk astronomy based events in both St. Paul and Minneapolis


Missouri


Montana


Nebraska


Nepal


New Hampshire


New Jersey



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


New Mexico


New York


New Zealand


Nevada


North Carolina


North Dakota


Oklahoma


Ohio


Oregon


Pennsylvania

 

Peru


Puerto Rico


Rhode Island


Romania


South Africa


South Carolina


South Dakota


Tennessee


Texas



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


Sept. 15 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Sherman, Texas

3:00 P.M. to Sunset (Solar Viewing) Sunset to 11:00 P.M. (Night Viewing) desc: The Astronomical Society of North Texas will set up the telescopes at Binkley Park in Sherman, Texas. Solar viewing of the sun will be done using safe filters during the day. The telescopes at night will be looking at the moon, Jupiter, and other deep sky objects.




Turkey


Uruguay


Utah


Vermont


Virginia


Washington


West Virginia


Wisconsin


Wyoming


City:
Organization:


Contact:

Address:

Date/Time:

 

More Information...

Get the latest Astronomy Day Handbook from Sky and Telescope.

Back to the Astronomy Day Main Page.

Send an Astronomy Day Activity update to the Astronomical League.

Astronomical League National Headquarters
9201 Ward Parkway; Suite 100
Kansas City, MO  64114
ALOffice@earthlink.net
1-816-333-7759
www.astroleague.org

 

About Us | Site Map | Membership | League Info | Astro Links | Quick Links | Observing Clubs | Store | Sponsors | Contact Us | Current Events | Region Information
Copyright ©2007 Astronomical League. All rights reserved.