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June 3, 2011 Brooklyn Star Party
October 5 - 15, 2009 From Earth to the Universe Photograph Exhibition
Ongoing Photos of observing nights at Rutherfurd Observatory

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As part of the International Year of Astronomy, many of us contributed podcasts to the 365 Days of Astronomy Project. These educational podcasts are 5-10 minutes long and totally free.

April 27, 2009 Cameron Hummels: "Will the World End in 2012?"
May 25, 2009 Robert Morehead: "Tides: More Than Floats Your Boat."
June 1st, 2009 Maureen Teyssier: "Supernovae"
June 8th, 2009 Erika Hamden: ''The Universe in Ultraviolet''
June 17th, 2009 Josh Schroeder: ''The Big Bang!''
July 27th, 2009 Sarah Tuttle: ''Astronomical Ballooning - Or, What Goes Up Must Come Down''
August 3rd, 2009 Lia Corrales & David Tam: ''Black Hole Street Smarts''
August 10th, 2009 Adam Fuller: ''What happened to Saturn's rings?''
August 24th, 2009 Holly Larson:
''The Reemergence of Planetary Science: Revisiting Percival Lowell''
August 31st, 2009 Destry Saul: "Grote Reber: The First Radio Astronomer"
September 28th, 2009 Duane Lee:
''The Connection between Metal Abundances and the Evolution of Galaxies''
October 19th, 2009 Adam Fuller: ''When Galileo fell into Jupiter''
November 8th, 2009 Nitza Santiago: ''Radio Astronomy: An Important Tool''
November 23rd, 2009 Lia Corrales & David Tam: ''The Extraterrestrials in Your Back Yard''
November 30th, 2009 Adam Fuller: ''What Galileo Discovered at Jupiter''
December 28th, 2009 Maria Pereira: ''Life in Technicolor''


Andrew Brown, one of our team, put together this instructional video on how to set up a Galileoscope.