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AstroCamp 2003

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AstroCamp 2003 kids drew objects as they saw them through the telescopes at YMCA Camp Eberhart in Three Rivers, Michigan.  Below are plates with observer notes from the Telescope View activity. 

See images from other AstroCamp stargazing adventures linked from the Astrocamp Home Page.

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Sam M.

July 1, 2003
10:30 p.m. EDT
10mm
120x

 redlight.jpg (19158 bytes) jacob.jpg (22884 bytes) Jordan 

Drawing under the red light preserves Jordan's night vision.

Naked-eye starfield of Summer Triangle

luken.jpg (20150 bytes) Luke N. 

Mars [nearing close approach in summer 2003].
7-3-03
12:38 a.m. EDT

joes.jpg (35321 bytes) Joe S.

July 1, 2003
10:00 EDT

anthonyo.jpg (25864 bytes)  Anthony O.

[Note the arrow correcting the position of one of Jupiter's moons.]

jenna.jpg (35282 bytes) jennak_zoom.jpg (26688 bytes) Jenna K.

Double Star in Cygnus

[Albireo zoomed.]

jacksonc.jpg (31489 bytes) Jackson C.

7-1-03
10:20 p.m.

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Moon
10:20 EDT

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Camp Eberhart
7/2/03
9:45 EDT

anthony1097.jpg (33845 bytes) anthony1098.jpg (23980 bytes) Anthony O.

Moon

Jupiter 
10mm
July 1, 2003
10:00 p.m.

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25mm
Moon

Jupiter

anony1101.jpg (34027 bytes) Anonymous

Crescent moon

kieran1103.jpg (22127 bytes) Kieran N.

Moon
7-1-03
10:08 EST

landon1102.jpg (21849 bytes) Landon K.

Moon
7-1-03
10:30 p.m. EST
120x

toddsun.jpg (71775 bytes) Camp counselor Todd Gonzales draws and tracks sunspots as seen through a telescope with a solar filter.
laurieb.jpg (36588 bytes) Visitor Laurie B. draws sunspots.

1:51 p.m.
7-2-03
4.5" reflecting Dobsonian

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Power Counselors...

Campers create "water booms" while launching water propelled rockets.  See http://www.transitofvenus.org/waterboom.htm

 

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