Clear skies are beckoning you! Through Monday, November 3rd, the Great World Wide Star Count invites you to join in this international event that “encourages everyone to go outside, look skywards after dark, count the stars they see in certain constellations and report what they see online.”
These folks make is super easy to determine which constellation you will observe, what to look for and how to record your observations. Let me know if you decide to give it a shot!
> Topics: Space, Astronomy
> Location: Near home, outside.
> Duration: About 10 minutes to review website, determine constellations and download activity guide; another 10 minutes to gaze and 10 minutes to enter data.
> Cost: $0.
> Gear: Nothing but the naked eye!
> Level of difficulty: Pretty simple.