GLOBE at Night

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Can You See the Stars? Join thousands of other students, families and citizen-scientists hunting for stars during February 25 through March 8, 2008. Take part in this international event called GLOBE at Night 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. Citizen-scientists record the brightness of the night sky by matching its appearance toward the constellation Orion with 1 of 7 stellar maps of different limiting magnitude. They then submit measurements on-line at Resulting maps of all observations are created and placed back on-line by the GLOBE at Night staff within the few weeks that follow.


Location:Tucson, Arizona
United States of America (the)
Phone:520 318-8535

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