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On October 2nd, a group of 16 guests had an in-depth tour of LCOGT's Goleta office and workshop, while learning about LCOGT's mission and goals.
past Saturday, Siding Spring Observatory, in the Warrumbungle
National Park, held its annual Open House. The Faulkes Telescope
South (FTS) is one of twelve telescopes located at Siding Spring
Observatory and all participated in the big event. Staffed by John,
Jan, and Minnie Shobbrook, the FTS, the third largest telescope at
Search is one of the most popular activities on the internet* and the observation search on the LCOGT website is one of its most popular sections. We've just improved the search tool to make it easier to find your own observations and to browse through the observations of others. As it is now live I thought I'd describe some of the changes and improvements here.
Saturday, September 25th marked the second annual Science Day at the Santa Barbara Zoo. Several community partners as well as zoo staff and volunteers had booths set up from 10am - 3pm with hands-on activities ranging from figuring out the anatomy of a starfish to guess which droppings belong to which animal to discovering the Solar System and many more in between. And there are many fascinating animals, birds, reptiles, and more to see and learn about around the zoo, and some even came out of their enclosures to mingle with the public.
On a late Tuesday evening, going to the library usually isn't the first thing on my list of things to do, but on September 21 2010, that's exactly what a large group of community members from Kihei did. The Kihei Public Library hosted “A Night With The Stars”. The events center around the opportunity to use LCOGT's 2.0 meter Faulkes Telescope North at the summit of Haleakalā.
Santa Barbara– August 2010
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