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

by Fraser Cain on October 8, 2012

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.


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

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