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We are looking for a few (tons) of good people.
      #4490384 - 04/01/11 10:40 PM

Over the coming days the purpose of this forum will become much more clear. We, the people involved, are going to be calling on the sharing, giving, teaching, outreach spirit of all of the Cloudy Nighters.

Stay tuned for further updates.

Clear Skies,


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Astronomics]
      #4490395 - 04/01/11 10:48 PM

PS, Come see our booth at NEAF.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Astronomics]
      #4491647 - 04/02/11 02:57 PM

Very cool!

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Astronomics]
      #4491973 - 04/02/11 06:10 PM

Looking forward to seeing what this is all about. Cool indeed.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Skip]
      #4493879 - 04/03/11 04:36 PM

Im interested as well, outreach is my main field of interest. Looking forward to this forum.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skyward_eyes]
      #4493912 - 04/03/11 04:49 PM

I am very much looking forward to being a part of this!

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: eric_zeiner]
      #4494058 - 04/03/11 06:07 PM

Yep, me too.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Astronomics]
      #4494944 - 04/04/11 01:46 AM

Reporting for duty...

Mobile Observatory is already in the planning stages....


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: stkoepke]
      #4496141 - 04/04/11 04:00 PM

Also eager to see what shapes up here. I run a series of star parties in my city (Geneva, NY) and this spring I look forward to a new mobile star party setup...ultralight scope and a bicycle trailer. I love outreach, and writing about outreach.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Doug Reilly]
      #4496781 - 04/04/11 09:36 PM

Looking forward to it!

David


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: David Pavlich]
      #4497027 - 04/04/11 11:32 PM

Count me in! See you at NEAF. Joe

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: jmiele]
      #4497666 - 04/05/11 09:41 AM

Do you need to be at NEAF for this?

If not, then I guess you can count me in also... Current board member for the Rockford Amateur Astronomers.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: NeoDinian]
      #4498232 - 04/05/11 02:00 PM

So, what's goin' on? Something special happening over here? You guys doin' your own thing? What's the deal?

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: greyscout]
      #4498315 - 04/05/11 02:36 PM

More information on the Astronomy Outreach Network will be revealed in the coming weeks here on CN and at NEAF April 16-17. Stay tuned....

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: greyscout]
      #4498325 - 04/05/11 02:41 PM

Just got back from doing a basic astronomy presentation to 55 grade 5 and 6 kids. A very satisfying part of the hobby, if you ask me...

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: greyscout]
      #4499100 - 04/05/11 08:52 PM

[quote]So, what's goin' on? Something special happening over here? You guys doin' your own thing? What's the deal? [/quote]

A bit perplexed about this myself. I am not being critical and love outreach but I am left wondering why people are going "WOW!!" or "this is so Cool" or "Sign me up" when no one seems to know what they are WOWing about, what they think is cool or what exactly they are signing up for :D

Aren't there already lots of outreach coordinating umbrella groups promoting local national and international outreach events already?


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: calibos]
      #4499108 - 04/05/11 08:54 PM

I know there are a ton of groups, but does any of the groups sport a roster of 50K? Everyone just be patient and let the info unfold.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: RogerRZ]
      #4499287 - 04/05/11 10:32 PM

Well, my equipment isn't amazing, but I've been looking for a way to spread the knowledge. So, count me in.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Astronomics]
      #4499430 - 04/05/11 11:54 PM

[quote]I know there are a ton of groups, but does any of the groups sport a roster of 50K? Everyone just be patient and let the info unfold. [/quote]

The Astronomical League... :)


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: greyscout]
      #4499444 - 04/06/11 12:08 AM

[quote]Well, my equipment isn't amazing, but I've been looking for a way to spread the knowledge. So, count me in. [/quote]

Not about the equipment man, as long as your out sharing it with others and educating them on astronomy and space its all good.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skyward_eyes]
      #4500243 - 04/06/11 11:39 AM

Let me rephrase, a membership of 50K that can get info to them in a few seconds due to an online database.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Astronomics]
      #4500996 - 04/06/11 05:30 PM

cloud computing of sorts

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: zerro1]
      #4501317 - 04/06/11 08:03 PM

Definitely curious about all of this. Timing couldn't have been better. I've been starting Astronomy outreach efforts within the local school system here, and helping where I can with WSSP and other events. I'm getting the general idea of what's being unveiled here and looking forward to hearing more. An easy to use network for people to interface quickly through is absolutely the way to go in this day and age.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: DaemonGPF]
      #4501351 - 04/06/11 08:21 PM

Standing by, awaiting further orders

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Steve Fisher]
      #4501735 - 04/07/11 12:02 AM

If you need some tropical representation, count me in. I can try to coordinate any activity with my local group, the Caribbean Society of Astronomy.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: gustavo_sanchez]
      #4503167 - 04/07/11 04:12 PM

I want to hear about the bicycle trailer idea. Summertime there's no place to park at the beach where I like to set up for outreach, and it's only a mile away. :-)

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: tedbnh]
      #4504047 - 04/07/11 11:44 PM

Tulsa and local areas ready.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Astronomics]
      #4506916 - 04/09/11 12:17 PM

Quote:

Let me rephrase, a membership of 50K that can get info to them in a few seconds due to an online database.




I’m certainly excited about anything that supports Astronomy outreach. I look forward to what this effort has to offer.

At Kopernik Observatory near Binghamton NY ( link ) we have been doing outreach since 1974, and now have a $2 mil science center with RC20, C14, and AP 6-inch scopes under domes, plus other scopes like 8-inch Dobs. Just last night we had a public program featuring a post Doc researcher from Cornell U discussing “cutting edge astronomy”. The week before, we had an Astronomy professor from Binghamton U who presented a program on the latest in IR astronomy.

The NASA Night Sky Network ( link ), supported by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, has a membership that must include hundreds of astronomy clubs. In addition to their information and scheduling website connected with NASA, they offer free educational kits developed by ASP specifically for amateur astronomers giving public programs. The kits are excellent, and provide free components like lenses, DVDs, posters, etc. The NASA NSN also offers (for members) free call-in web presentations by professional astronomers, that include download PowerPoints, etc. The phone calls are free to members.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: George N]
      #4507058 - 04/09/11 01:19 PM

Hey guys,
Thanks for all the tips and offers for help. We will keep everyone updated as to what is coming. After NEAF, a lot more information will be passed on, etc.

Thanks!


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #4511348 - 04/11/11 02:21 PM

Recently, we had a star party in Maunabo, Puerto Rico. It was a very nice ocassion and if there is any way our activities can become linked to your effort please let us know.

Astronomy Society of the Caribbean - Maunabo Star Party


Edited by gustavo_sanchez (04/11/11 02:24 PM)


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: okiestarman56]
      #4515088 - 04/13/11 09:33 AM

Quote:

Tulsa and local areas ready.

jerry




Second that.

Hi Jerry!


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Tim Gilliland]
      #4515876 - 04/13/11 03:41 PM

a membership of 50K? sounds expensive! and could not find where to buy it on the host web site, is it special order?

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: ottovonrotton]
      #4516893 - 04/14/11 12:44 AM

You got my attention.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Tim Gilliland]
      #4522427 - 04/16/11 04:31 PM

I sure do miss my Tulsa area astro-buddies! I moved out here to North Carolina back in 2003 and have never found a group like the Tulsa Astronomy Club. The Mid-Atlantic Star Party here in NC has been great, but I've always had regrets that I never made it out to Okie-Tex back when I lived in Tulsa.
Regardless, count me in for outreach activities. I've been working with a local middle school where my wife teaches here in Greensboro for the last couple of school years with monthly observing sessions. Should be fun!
Clear Skies all!


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skyward_eyes]
      #4527613 - 04/18/11 09:10 PM

OK. I'm in. Our club does a great deal of outreach each year. Would be fun to coordinate our efforts. Had a chance yesterday at the local "Earth Day" celebration. Showed a lot of folks what the spots look like on our local star. Lot of fun.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: justfred]
      #4528222 - 04/19/11 03:24 AM

I'm confused, on Page-1 of the thread, we were advised that checking out the Astronomics booth at NEAF would reveal more info.

So a couple of us online via the CN NEAF webcam asked about this, but the on-camera CN crew didn't know much about this..,

When do we get more information?

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skybsd]
      #4528543 - 04/19/11 09:25 AM

We are in the process of linking websites, etc. so that information is easier to pass along. The main thing the network is for is to get information, "how to's", program recommendations and more out to the various participants. I hope to have all of this up here on Cloudy Nights as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #4529187 - 04/19/11 01:31 PM

Hi Jason,
Understood - thanks for the update

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skybsd]
      #4529273 - 04/19/11 02:11 PM

I'll be on stand by.

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      #4529440 - 04/19/11 03:18 PM

Intrigued...

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: seryddwr]
      #4531103 - 04/20/11 09:16 AM

We keep hearing "wait until after NEAF and more will be revealed".

NEAF finished 3 days ago, so when do we find out what this whole subject is about?

Very interested here in Australia


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Dragon Man]
      #4531251 - 04/20/11 10:35 AM

Hi guys. I know a little about outreach and seem to have a pretty good thing going with the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project. How can I help astronomics get this thing going?

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: stephenramsden]
      #4531643 - 04/20/11 01:28 PM

It isn't just Astronomics. We are working to get all the resources published here that will be involved as soon as possible. Everybody is playing catch up after the trips to NEAF so please just be patient.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #4534713 - 04/21/11 03:46 PM

Me too.... I know alittle too......

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Gone caving]
      #4535079 - 04/21/11 06:49 PM

We do quite a bit of outreach here in Corpus when the weather permits, so looking forward to some info, hopefully pre TSP.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: jmartin]
      #4535436 - 04/21/11 09:48 PM

Trying to get an astronomy club started in SW Minnesota so the info could be a great help with peoples questions.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Mary B]
      #4535587 - 04/21/11 11:14 PM

Thanks all! I am keeping track on who is responding so as I am given information, etc and some more sites are worked on, it will all link together and make more sense. There will be lots of resources available in this forum to help everyone bring our hobby to more and more people.

Thanks for your patience!


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #4536126 - 04/22/11 09:35 AM

Jason,
We have always done outreach (we formed in 1980 out of public observing/classes that were held at the local community college) and are part of NSN.
We have public events scheduled for the next 3 weekends for example.
SWFAS

We are directly involved with the Calusa Nature Center Planetarium.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Brian Risley]
      #4536196 - 04/22/11 10:13 AM

Im still pretty excited to see whats going on here. I volunteer my time and scopes for nearly 150 to 200 outreach events a year as well as the Grand Canyon Star Party. Anywhere I can do a little outreach and Ill be there.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skyward_eyes]
      #4536648 - 04/22/11 01:31 PM

And count us in too! I single-handedly turned our club around a couple of years ago to do MORE outreach cuz it is a passion of mine.

Jim West
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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: medieval1]
      #4543442 - 04/25/11 03:27 PM

Our club is always looking for more outreach opportunities.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: John Wunderlin]
      #4545750 - 04/26/11 03:15 PM

Count me in if one person and one scope can help.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: StarGeazer]
      #4547377 - 04/27/11 10:21 AM

I already volunteer with a couple of different groups and would like to hear about any online network.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #4547568 - 04/27/11 12:06 PM

Sorry if I missed something but is it restricted to the US?
If so, just hope to get the details very soon for curiosity.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Scopyfrank]
      #4548391 - 04/27/11 07:39 PM

No, it will not be restricted to the U.S.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
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Thanks, looking forward.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Scopyfrank]
      #4552718 - 04/30/11 12:17 AM

Me and my C-8 stand at the ready, Benevolent Leader!

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: hurler23]
      #4553666 - 04/30/11 03:17 PM

Interested to hear further details.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: ido]
      #4554190 - 04/30/11 10:00 PM

So I've been thinking about this since it all started and I read an article about someone who was doing outreach by a pier back east. I was thinking it might be fun to ask the local safeway -- or better yet, movie theater -- if I could set up and show folks some brighter things in the sky. Something like a guide, tips, or other ideas for places to do outreach might be interesting to ponder as well. Any thoughts?

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: KDizzle]
      #4554243 - 04/30/11 10:32 PM

Colorado and Brighton Astronomy Group are standing by...

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skyward_eyes]
      #4557684 - 05/02/11 06:30 PM

Unless something breaks soon I may be slow to respond. Getting ready to take off for the dark dark high rockies for the summer.

Gonna be in a very isolated area...no cell phone at the site, and very limited internet...nearest town 65 miles.

Gonna get to participate in the parks astronomy outreach program with some very knowlegable folks, so am really excited.

Gonna be a great summer if I can just afford gas to get us and the camper there.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Bill SC]
      #4557698 - 05/02/11 06:41 PM

I been the goto guy for the local Boy Scout Troops, for the Astronomy Merit Badge. I think I'm in.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Robert70]
      #4558726 - 05/03/11 10:06 AM

I do the astronomy merit badges for the local scouts too, lots of fun!

There will be more and more stuff appearing hear as time goes on....just give us a chance to get everything organized, etc behind the scenes.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skyward_eyes]
      #4574835 - 05/11/11 09:01 AM

I'm here to see what happens next. Right now my interest is in Accessible astronomy.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: JanisR]
      #4581102 - 05/14/11 10:26 AM

I'm curious to see what's happening.

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: tecmage]
      #4581141 - 05/14/11 10:50 AM

Thanks guys, there are a couple of things that have come up and are going on behind the scenes that have delayed further development of the network right now. We are hoping to have more information, etc. inf a few weeks after the other projects are completed. Thanks for your patience!

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #4581795 - 05/14/11 05:18 PM

I have been doing astronomy outreach off and on since 2000...and continue to do so as my schedule and finances allow. As astronomy outreach people, we are on the forefront of educating and inspiring the public about astronomy and space exploration.

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: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Matthew Ota]
      #4586007 - 05/16/11 11:18 PM

Count me in too, I belong to a group of Observers and we host monthly Public astronomy nights for our local state park and the Audubon Societies Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary!

Edited by LLD (05/16/11 11:20 PM)


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Re: : We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: LLD]
      #4592791 - 05/20/11 02:21 PM

Totally into this, whatever it may be ;-) Please count me to participate here in Oakland, CA

Clearest of skies to all,

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Re: : We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: StacyJo]
      #4628079 - 06/08/11 12:22 PM

count me in when you get this up and running Franklin Ma

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #4669592 - 07/02/11 06:50 AM

Quote:

Thanks guys, there are a couple of things that have come up and are going on behind the scenes that have delayed further development of the network right now. We are hoping to have more information, etc. inf a few weeks after the other projects are completed. Thanks for your patience!




Looking forward to it.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: seryddwr]
      #4669803 - 07/02/11 10:27 AM

Well in a way we do-- The Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas-- TAS of Oklahoma has a very intensive outreach program with over 8000 man-hours of volunteer work last year. We also have a great relationship with 3 Rivers Foundation where many of our members volunteer for outreach at this "state of the art" Astronomy campus.

Our members also assist at the Copper Breaks State Park "star walk" outreach events and hold weekly star parties in and around the Dallas metro-plex.

www.texasastro.org

www.vimeo.com/channels/tas

http://www.3rf.org/

http://www.starwalk.org/

Many of our members also volunteer their time at the Texas Star Party each year, and also post frequently on the CN web site.

Tell us all about you plan. I am sure we can help out with outreach.

http://calendar.yahoo.com/joelalumia@sbcglobal.net
TAS event calendar

http://apsig.blogspot.com/
TAS astrophotography special interest group (APSIG)

Clear skies!

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Edited by Joe Lalumia (07/02/11 10:46 AM)


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skyward_eyes]
      #4678770 - 07/07/11 11:42 AM

Outreach has been my main purpose for years and is behind the more that 30 public events we do in the greater Salt Lake city area. In addition we do outreach at schools and national parks including the just completed 4 day Bryce Canyon star fest.

I'm looking forward to what this forum can develop into.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Ziggy943]
      #4679391 - 07/07/11 05:07 PM

Is there a pig within this poke....
Or is this all just one big joke?

Is it a coincidence that the first post on this thread is dated April 1...April fools day?

Bill


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: skyguy88]
      #4681105 - 07/08/11 01:21 PM

There has been a slight delay in getting all the details ironed out but we have a plan in place now and will start acting on that plan shortly.

Our goals are to get outreach materials out to those doing it, have a central place to communicate events, ideas, etc. and recognize those that go above and beyond. Between this forum and the Astronomy Outreach Network website, we hope to accomplish that and more. Things have just taken a little longer to all come together....


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #4681141 - 07/08/11 01:36 PM

Thank you Jason for the work you have been doing to put this together. I'm sure that taking the time to do it right will benefit us all. Well done!

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: MallBoy]
      #4681422 - 07/08/11 04:05 PM

Thanks but it's a lot more than just me!

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #5631187 - 01/19/13 09:18 AM

Quote:

Thanks but it's a lot more than just me!



Somebody must be disappointed. Should we pronounce this initiative officially dead?


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #5676855 - 02/13/13 12:12 AM

Jason,

The South Plains Astronomy Club in Lubbock should be able to participate at some level. We also have a member, the Club President, who volunteers a lot of his time with Three Rivers as well (Crowell, TX being somewhat between Lubbock and Ft. Worth).

I will forward this link to some of our more active members to give them a heads up. I think the astronomy world can offer a big "hurray!" to Astronomics for sponsoring CloudyNights and this even more active outreach proposal, as it develops. Whatever the details, anything that coordinates astronomical outreach is a great idea. Sure hope S&T and Astronomy magazines are put into the mix, too. The more people who can be touched, the better. Hats off to Astronomics and all those involved in this endeavor, and I hope we CN members can rise to the occassion and help make this a success.


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: CollinofAlabama]
      #5677668 - 02/13/13 01:14 PM

What is the status of this? Did I miss something in another thread?

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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Astrosetz]
      #5688601 - 02/19/13 10:15 AM

I'll be honest, I don't know what is going on. With Astronomic's move among other big projects from the associated vendors, I am not sure sure what the next step is. I was just a volunteer to help out but it seems the major partners involved have not been as active as I have hoped. Not much direction coming from those that I talked to initially.

If everyone would start PM'ing me those that want to be added to the directory, I will take care of that and see what I can do to get things moving behind the scenes.

Thanks!


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Re: We are looking for a few (tons) of good people. new [Re: Jason B]
      #5689485 - 02/19/13 06:56 PM



just found this thread,
but almost 2 y/o
and nothing happening



must be a good idea that died


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