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Dust off your telescope and come out for an astronomically fun Friday night. This is a casual amateur astronomy meetup started up by Rachel Peterson and Greg Cook.
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:<big>'''Upcoming Stargazer Events'''</big>
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:When: Third Friday of every month @ 7:30pm
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:Where: [http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta/events/calendar/ Freeside - RSVP here and get directions]
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:What to Bring: A telescope, your beverage of choice, snacks, $5 for projector bulb donations
  
We will meet every third Friday at 7:30pm at Freeside to view some of the latest cosmic images on the big screen and talk about current missions and events. Then we will head out to a predetermined location to set up our telescopes and see what’s going on out there. Feel free to bring a blanket, snacks and beverages. No worries if you don’t have a telescope and stuff… we can all share.
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'''Next meetup on Friday, Sept 20th at Freeside for pizza, videos and discussion, then off to the Fernbank at 9pm to use the big telescope if it's not raining!'''
  
Anyone that has something to share on a cosmic-related subject, just let us know and we will give you the floor. And feel free to suggest videos, topics and stargazing locations.
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Check out our [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mhkHx9DDSVQpTMgIKvM4_ipVqKQbE4ZMOPax1RAmPIw/edit?usp=sharing Stargazer Doc] to see links to things we like to watch and talk about. Join our [https://groups.google.com/d/forum/freeside-stargazers email list] to keep up to date on events and projects.
  
If you are not a Freesider, you are very much welcome to join us. Kindly donate $5.00 towards a project bulb and to keep Freeside going.
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Dust off your telescope and come out for an astronomically fun Friday night. This is a casual amateur astronomy meetup started up by Rachel Peterson and Greg Cook.
  
Also, check out [http://spaceappschallenge.org/challenges/ Space Apps Challenge]. Maybe we can talk about collaborating on one of these space apps at Freeside.
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We meet every third Friday at 7:30pm at Freeside to view some of the latest cosmic images on the big screen and talk about current missions and events. Then we head out to a predetermined location to set up our telescopes and see what’s going on out there. Feel free to bring a blanket, snacks and beverages. No worries if you don’t have a telescope and stuff… we can all share.
  
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Anyone that has something to share on a cosmic-related subject, just let us know and we will give you the floor. And feel free to suggest videos, topics and stargazing locations.
  
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If you are not a Freesider, you are very much welcome to join us. Kindly donate $5.00 towards a projector bulb and to keep Freeside going.
:<big>'''Upcoming Stargazer Events'''</big>
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:When: July 19th, 2013 @ 7:30pm
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:Where: Freeside
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:What to Bring: Your beverage of choice.
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:What We're Doing: For our very first meetup on July 19th, we will meet at Freeside, get to know each other, watch some video on the big screen and talk about the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower happening on July 27th and July 28th. There is no planned stargazing outing on July 19th.
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:When: July 27th, 2013 Late Night!
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:Where: TBD
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:What to Bring: telescope, snacks, drinks, blanket
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:What We're Doing: Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower Viewing
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Also, check out [http://spaceappschallenge.org/challenges/ Space Apps Challenge]. Maybe we can talk about collaborating on a fun space app at Freeside.
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“We loved each other with a constant appreciation of our great good fortune to have found each other in the immensity of space and time.”
 
“We loved each other with a constant appreciation of our great good fortune to have found each other in the immensity of space and time.”
 
– Ann Druyan (about Carl Sagan)
 
– Ann Druyan (about Carl Sagan)

Latest revision as of 03:52, 20 August 2013

Pigs in space2.jpg
EARTH FROM VOYAGER.jpg
Upcoming Stargazer Events
When: Third Friday of every month @ 7:30pm
Where: Freeside - RSVP here and get directions
What to Bring: A telescope, your beverage of choice, snacks, $5 for projector bulb donations

Next meetup on Friday, Sept 20th at Freeside for pizza, videos and discussion, then off to the Fernbank at 9pm to use the big telescope if it's not raining!

Check out our Stargazer Doc to see links to things we like to watch and talk about. Join our email list to keep up to date on events and projects.


Dust off your telescope and come out for an astronomically fun Friday night. This is a casual amateur astronomy meetup started up by Rachel Peterson and Greg Cook.

We meet every third Friday at 7:30pm at Freeside to view some of the latest cosmic images on the big screen and talk about current missions and events. Then we head out to a predetermined location to set up our telescopes and see what’s going on out there. Feel free to bring a blanket, snacks and beverages. No worries if you don’t have a telescope and stuff… we can all share.

Anyone that has something to share on a cosmic-related subject, just let us know and we will give you the floor. And feel free to suggest videos, topics and stargazing locations.

If you are not a Freesider, you are very much welcome to join us. Kindly donate $5.00 towards a projector bulb and to keep Freeside going.

Also, check out Space Apps Challenge. Maybe we can talk about collaborating on a fun space app at Freeside.


“We loved each other with a constant appreciation of our great good fortune to have found each other in the immensity of space and time.” – Ann Druyan (about Carl Sagan)

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