Sidewalk Astronomy Mar 19-20, 2010

2010_ISANFrom St. Albert, Sharon Tansey reported “We had 2 successful nights in St. Albert. Last night was an absolute joy: just the most interested families, kids, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Eventually, I handed my telescope over to one teeanger who managed to do the readjusting for me while I talked to people. Another 10 year old almost got it pointed at Saturn.”

From the Victoria Promenade, Larry Wood reported “Franklin, Bruce and I set up at 119 st despite the coolish weather. The seeing was not great but the Moon at low power was nice.
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Sidewalk Astronomy Apr 3-4, 2009

As part of International Sidewalk Astronomy Night (ISAN), the RASC hosted sidewalk astronomy throughout the Edmonton area.

  • Gazebo Park in Old Strathcona
  • The Promenade overlooking Victoria Golf Course
  • The concourse behind St. Albert Place in St. Albert

The weather cooperated both days and about 500 people had the opportunity to look through RASC Edmonton member and guest telescopes.
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