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Adult Astronomy Camp at Mt. Lemmon Observatory

April 28, 2011 @ 12:00 am - May 2, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Astronomy Camps are "immersion experiences" sponsored by The University of Arizona Alumni Association and are open by reservation to the general public. Participants become astronomers, spending hands-on nights using a 60-inch, a 61-inch, a 20-inch, etc. telescopes equipped with eyepieces as well as advanced instrumentation. The Camps are held at Mt. Lemmon Observatory (altitude 9200 feet) in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson. Opportunities are available to engage in research at both beginning and advanced levels. Daytime activities include solar observing, interactive talks and activities led by astronomers, tours of the UA Mirror Lab, and hiking in the unique "sky island" environment. For information contact Dr. Don McCarthy (520-621-4079; dmccarthy@as.arizona.edu) and visit http://www.astronomycamp.org.

Details

Start:
April 28, 2011 @ 12:00 am
End:
May 2, 2011 @ 12:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

USA – Arizona
Arizona USA
Phone:
928-233-3211

Organizer

Dr. Don McCarthy
Phone:
520-621-4079
Email:
dmccarthy@as.arizona.edu
Website:
astronomycamp.org