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AstroCamp 2011

AstroCamp 2011 continued the excitement of lakeside astronomy under dark skies.  Due to software changes, pictures are now available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/nightwise/sets/72157628247294693/.


SQM Readings from behind Dave's House
 
at Camp Eberhart, Three Rivers, Michigan
Latitude 41.9297 N, Longitude 85.7499 W
July 26, 2011, 01:15 a.m.
Clear Sky, No Moon

 Observer   SQM #  Meter Reading (in "squims")
Joan 2494 21.78
Elliott 3552 21.86
Tom 3564 21.01
Joe 3570 21.42

Average

21.51

*"Squims" are magnitudes per square arc-second.
Note: Milky Way overhead.  Readings taken at angle, into area of no stars, yielded values less by 0.02 to 0.05.  

See images from other AstroCamp sessions linked from the Astrocamp Home Page.


Thank you, AstroCamp staff, for a fun adventure under the stars.  Astro rocks!


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