This is a public event, sponsored by the SB Museum of Natural History's Astronomical Unit (the local astronomy club). You may bring friends and family with you to this event. Please note, the event may be canceled due to clouds or rain. Credit can not be given if the event is canceled.
DATES AND TIME:
Generally after sunses and up to 10 pm, on the second Saturday of each month. You do not need to stay the whole time. Just 20-30 minutes is suffiecient (just long enough to look through all the cool telescopes and see what they are showing you).
Click here for Directions to the Museum.
Extra Credit for Lecture Classes.
Not for extra credit in Lab Classes (though lab students are encouraged to participate).
COST: Admission to Star Parties is free.
LECTURE CREDIT = 10 pts (Be sure to sign any extra credit sign in sheets that may be
(Point breakdown: 5 pts for signing in at the observatory + 5 pts for answering the questions)
EXTRA CREDIT LIMIT OF ONE STAR PARTY PER SEMESTER!
To receive credit, you will need to answer the questions given below.
EXTRA CREDIT QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED
Instructions given in class on how to do this.
All extra credit write-ups must be submitted in Canvas within THREE DAYS of activity!
2. Class Section, 101??
3. Date you saw the observation.
4. Day of the week you saw the observation
5. Location of the observation
6. Sponsoring group (observation hosts)
7. What was the best thing you saw/did?
8. What was disappointing?
9. Type a short paragraph summary.
10. Overall grade you would give? A, B, C, D, or F