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Children’s Lighthouse Clay Road

This one is a bit of a doozy! It was my first log for a talk that I’ve given, and since I was likely the only one logging it, I wanted to make sure I got everything. The kids were just so great! It was not the ideal situation for a talk. At first, they […]

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Texas Buddhist Association

We were invited to take some telescopes out to a camp held for Buddhist youth, quite a ways out of town compared to our usual outreaches. Objects shown included the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Cat’s Eye Nebula.

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Brentwood Baptist Church

In churches all across the country, an event called “Galactic Starveyors” was being put on by VBS. One participating church, Brentwood Baptist, reached out to HAS and asked if we could bring out some telescopes and give a talk about the stars. We wound up showing the full Moon, Jupiter, and Saturn (and a very […]

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Middlelands Music Festival

Well, I think Steve summed this one up best when he greeted me with “Welcome to Woodstock!” A modern Woodstock, indeed. I didn’t mention this in the Night Sky Network log, but there’s definitely a reason the crowd was so easy to impress. I think that except for the couple who hung around all night, […]

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George Observatory

Note: I couldn’t actually add a log on Night Sky Network for this outreach, as I’m not a member of the Fort Bend Astronomy Club (yet), so I’m just filling out the template here.

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St. Francis Episcopal School

Most of the notable stuff is explained in the Night Sky Network log! It took a bit longer than we had hoped to get to the starparty, as initially we went to the wrong campus… Oops! Fortunately we realized our mistake and arrived at the correct campus with enough time to set up, and it […]

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Cross Creek Ranch

This was my first outreach with the Houston Astronomical Society, and little could I know at the time just how much it would change my life! Here I am just over two months later, and I’ve already found incredible friends and mentors among the club. Good people, who take me seriously and treat me well, and […]

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