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September 20th: International Observe the Moon Night 2012

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Date: September 20th, 2012

Title: International Observe the Moon Night 2012

Podcaster: Nancy Atkinson & Brian Day

Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) – http://lunarscience.arc.nasa.gov/

Links: http://observethemoonnight.org/
http://meteorcounter.com — free app to count meteors

Description: Since we’re all under the same Moon, you are cordially invited to a worldwide event called International Observe the Moon Night. This is the 4th annual event like this, and this year it will be held on September 22, 2012. Joining me today to tell us more about International Observe the Moon Night is Brian Day who is the Citizen Science Lead and Education/Public Outreach (E/PO) Specialist at the NASA Lunar Science Institute.

Music: “Amelia” by Ben Bedford from his “Land of the Shadows” CD. http://benbedford.com/

Bio: The NLSI brings together leading lunar scientists from around the world to further NASA lunar science and exploration.

Brian Day is the Citizen Science Lead and Education/Public Outreach (E/PO) Specialist at the NASA Lunar Science Institute.He coordinates programs, focusing on providing opportunities for students and the public to directly participate in lunar science and exploration.

Brian also currently serves as the Education/Public Outreach Lead for NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission to the Moon, scheduled for launch in 2013. See his bio here: http://lunarscience.nasa.gov/bios/brian-day

Nancy Atkinson is a science journalist and is the Senior Editor for Universe Today.

Today’s Sponsor: This episode of 365 days of Astronomy is sponsored by iTelescope.net – Expanding your horizons in astronomy today. The premier on-demand telescope network, at dark sky sites in Spain, New Mexico and Siding Spring, Australia.

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