Virtual Star Party – Oct. 7, 2012: West Coast Edition

by Fraser Cain on October 8, 2012

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Only the West Coast of North America was represented in our Virtual Star Party this week. We had astronomers in Oregon, California and Nevada. But we also a great night, with dozens of observed objects, including Comet 168P/Hergenrother.

Click here to see all the pictures from last night’s observing session.

Astronomers: Gary Gonella, Roy Salisbury, Bill McLaughlin, and Stuart Forman.

Bringing the Science: Dr. Thad Szabo and Scott Lewis

Host: Fraser Cain

We hold our Virtual Star Party every Sunday night when it gets dark on the West Coast, and broadcast live on Google+. Circle the Virtual Star Party page on G+ to get a notification of the event.

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Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay.

Bill McLaughlin October 9, 2012 at 2:55 PM

Nice Star Party overall. Looks like the weather may be toast for me next week so folks will get a break from me for a while.

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