Observing the Southern Sky from Chile

Details

Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Jun 19, 2013 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Jun 19, 2013 (Wed) at 09:30 PM

Speaker: Mike Dole

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A118, Seattle, Washington

Overview

SAS member Mike Dole will present a slide show on his recent trip to Chile, focusing on his experience observing the southern sky through binoculars and telescopes. He will discuss planning for the trip, describe a visit to Observatorio del Pangue for telescope viewing, and offer a tour of some of the observing highlights of the southern sky.

Map

Latitude 47.6529796, Longitude -122.3110046

More Information

If you wonder if Mike was truly in the southern hemisphere, then note that Orion is upside-down in the picture of vistors using a 16-inch Meade LX200 at Pangue Observatory.

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Meeting Reminder

Don't miss Observing the Southern Skies, presented by Mike Dole on Wed, June 19th at 7:30. Open to everyone.

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