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Comets at GLPA

Posted by chuck // October 20, 2013 // in Events //

Comets were a recurring topic at the cialis buy purchase fast delivery 2013 Annual Conference of the Great Lakes Planetarium Association (GLPA) in Peoria, IL.  Dayle Brown presented the Comet Festival Art Exhibit in a paper session and 250 mg viagra also exhibited a poster with early illustrations from her forthcoming book Skylore from Planet Earth: stories from around the world...Comets and Meteors.  During the annual Astronomy Update, Ron Kaitchuck spoke of the uncertain nature of comets and the futility of predicting Comet ISON's outcome after perihelion.  And in two Comet Activities workshops, Chuck Bueter introduced planetarians to making a comet with dry ice and other activities.  Of course, much brainstorming , planning, and personal predictions occurred in the informal dialogue of lowest prices viagra uk the conference in the hallways, exhibit area, and hospitality suite. 

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Images above courtesy of Dan Goins, John French, and Chuck Bueter.


Links related to comet activities, Comet ISON, and the Comet Festival.

Make a Dry Ice Comet
http://www.nightwise.org/blog/make-comet/

Slideshare: Comet ISON and the Comet Festival
http://www.slideshare.net/chuckbueter/comet-ison-and-the

Prezi: Comet Festival Intro v.1
http://prezi.com/n-saadzqkuhm/comet-festival-intro-v1/

Activity: Simple Comet Model
http://cometfestival.com/index.php/events/simple-comet-model/

Activity: Paper Model of Comet ISON's Orbit
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011200/a011222/Paper_Model_of_Comet_ISONs_Orbit.pdf

Fargo desktop fan from Fanimation
http://cometfestival.com/index.php/supporters/meet-fanimation/

Video: Comets Bitin' the Dust
https://vimeo.com/59828520

What Sungrazing Comets Reveal
http://cometfestival.com/index.php/comets/learning-sungra/

Comet Festival Call for Art
http://cometfestival.com/index.php/events/call-2d-art/

Comet Festival
http://cometfestival.com

2013 Comet Festival on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pages/2013-Comet-Festival/281597451975282

Amera stirs up a dry ice comet at the GLPA Comet Activities workshop, above, in Peoria, IL.  Image courtesy of Dan Goins.

Sydnee juggles dry ice comets, below. 

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