Solstice event at Westport Library on Father's Day

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Solstice event at Westport Library on Father's Day

Post by ffellah » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:52 pm

Hello all: the Westport Astronomical Society hosted a Solstice event at the Westport Library yesterday, as we do each year. We had the largest turn out of any year so far, so interest in solar is definitely increasing...

H Alpha scopes were a Coronado 40mm pre-Meade, a Lunt 80mm DS and my Solarmax 90mm DS. For WL we had a 10" Dob and other 6" scopes. I would estimate the turn out at between 150 and 200, from little kids to persons of all ages.

It was a very fun family day for everybody, and the sky was clear most of the time.....

Franco
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Re: Solstice event at Westport Library on Father's Day

Post by marktownley » Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:07 am

Nice outreach!
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Re: Solstice event at Westport Library on Father's Day

Post by Montana » Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:56 am

What a super day! great to see you have so much fun with others :hamster: :bow it is good to share :)

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Re: Solstice event at Westport Library on Father's Day

Post by James0057 » Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:07 am

SUNTASTIC looking collection of Telescopes . Hope the SUN was active for y'all ! Thx for sharing...Clear Skies !

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Re: Solstice event at Westport Library on Father's Day

Post by GUS » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:49 am

Nice event Franco, thanks for sharing.

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