Capitol Star Party
April 27th, 2004

Hosted by MN Planetarium Soc., MN Astronomy Soc.,
MN Space Frontier Soc. and U of MN Astro Dept.

What: Skywatching with telescopes. See 4 planets, the Moon and more!
Who: Minnesota Planetarium Society
Where: In front of State Capitol (between Aurora Ave and Martin Luther King Ave)
When: Tuesday night, April 27th, 7pm to 11pm
Why: To see cool planets and the Moon & to support the Planetarium!
Cost: None. Just promise to write your legislator on the essential experience of the Planetarium!

Images shot on Tuesday April 27th, 2004.
Shot with a Sony DCR-TVR350

(Click on any thumbnail to see a larger 640x480 JPEG image)

MN Capital

Parke trying to do solar observing

Great Hall display

Exploration table

Stellar Spectra table

Gravity Jugs

Virtual Mars via GeoFusion

Sun/Earth Model

Sun/Earth Model

Astro Globe

Space Rocks

Old Planetarium Console

Map of Planetarium Visitors

Map of Planetarium Visitors

Kid Letters

Kid Letters

Visitor table

NASA Handouts

Proposed Planetarium art

Proposed Planetarium art

Capital Steps

Great Hall

Bob gives a virtual tour of Mars

Starparty Setup

Starparty Setup

MN Capital

MN SFS Rover

MN SFS Rover

Bill & Scope

Starparty Setup

Jackie & Scope

Starparty Setup

Starparty Setup

Starparty Setup

Bob & Scope

Starparty Setup

Ron & Scope

MN SFS MER

MN SFS MER

Lunar viewing line

Info table

Lauren & Bob

MER @ Dusk

Capital viewers

Dave & Lauren

Bino viewing

John with visitors

MN Capital

Starparty viewers

Starparty viewers

Starparty viewers

Starparty viewers

Starparty viewers

Starparty viewers

Starparty viewers

Starparty viewers

Moon over St. Paul

Photos by Ben Huset

Last revision April 28, 2004
by Ben

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