AAS 206th Meeting, 29 May - 2 June 2005
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Session 5. Public Observatories and Informal Astronomy

Poster, Monday, 9:20am-6:30pm, Tuesday, 10:00am-7:00pm, May 30, 2005, Ballroom A

5.01 The Slacker Astronomy Podcast
A. Price (AAVSO), P. Gay (Harvard University), T. Searle (AAVSO)
5.02 Hands-On Optics: An Informal Education Program for Exploring Light and Color
S. M. Pompea, C. E. Walker (NOAO), C. C. Peruta, B. A. Kinder, J. C. Aceituno, M. A. Pena (University of Arizona)
5.03 Astronomy for the Pre-College Classroom: An Exhibit on Dark Matter
S.K. Schultz (University Of South Carolina), M.W. Craig (Minnesota State University Moorhead)
5.04 Radio Astronomy Imagery for Education and Public Outreach
M. T. Adams, D. G. Finley, A. Gianopoulos, P. Smiley, W. Saxton, J. M. Uson (NRAO)
5.05 The Rural Outreach Science Education Opportunities (ROSEO) Project in Northern Colorado
D. TeBockhorst, C. Radman, A. Geiselman (Discovery Science Center), R. B. Culver (Colorado State University)
5.06 Community Access at Ritter Observatory: Service Observing and Student Training
G.B. Thompson, D.W. Kittell, N.D. Morrison, K.S. Bjorkman (U. Toledo)
5.07 The Little Thompson Observatory in 2004: a meteorite lands!
A.E. Schweitzer (Little Thompson Observatory), T.T. Melsheimer (LTO and Meridian Controls)
5.08 Renovation of the hall of Astronomy in Universum, the Museum of Sciences of UNAM.
S. Torres-Peimbert (Instituto de Astronomia, UNAM, Mexico), C. Doddoli (Universum, UNAM, Mexico)
5.09 The Virtual Cosmos Project: Astronomical Data access for General Public via the National Virtual Observatory
N. Craig, B. J. Mendez (UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory), R.J. Hanisch, C. A Christian, F. Summers (STScI), B. Haisch, J. Lindblom (ManyOne Networks)
5.10 Improving Existing EPO Efforts with Data Access through the National Virtual Observatory
M. J. Raddick (Johns Hopkins University), C. A. Christian (Space Telescope Science Institute), W. J. O'Mullane (Johns Hopkins University)

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