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Event ID:  1840
Contact Name:  Dennis Ward
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Organization:  UCAR Education & Outreach
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Dates:  9th October 2009 to 23rd October 2009
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Type:  On-line
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Country:  Global
Location:  Your backyard
Event Name:  The Great World Wide Star Count
Event Description:  Please join us for the third annual Great World Wide Star Count. This IYA Cornerstone Project is designed to raise awareness about light pollution in the night sky and encourage learning in astronomy. All the information needed to participate is available on the Star Count Web site. Participation involves use of a simple protocol and an easy-to-use data entry form. Activity guides are available for download in 8 languages. At the conclusion of the event a map will be generated highlighting the results of this exciting citizen science campaign. Mark your calendars and plan on joining thousands of other students, families, and citizen scientists counting stars this month. The Great World Wide Star Count will be held from October 9 - 23, 2009.
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Report on the Results:  Over 7,200 people from 94 countries participated in the 2009 Star Count, contributing almost 1,700 observations.
Attendance:  7228
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