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Event ID:  2315
Contact Name:  Kathleen DeSantis
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:  412-348-6150
Organization:  AmateurAstronomers Association of Pittsburgh
Event Web Site:
Dates:  2nd October 2010 to 2nd October 2010
Physical Event: 
Type:  Public
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Country:  United States
State/Province:  Pennsylvania
City:  Pittsburgh
Location:  Mingo Creek Park Observatory
Event Name:  Public Star Party
Event Description:  Look through the 24" telescope at deep sky objects and enjoy a planetarium show in keeping with 2010 World Space Week's theme of exploring the cosmos. Mingo Creek Park Observatory is atop Mansion Hill Road Extension, beyond Shelter 10. 40.2110N, 80.0190W. the event starts at dusk and is weather dependent. Please check or call 724-348-6150 for update.
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Report on the Results:  In spite of less than ideal skies, had about 180 guests and 7 club members as presenters at this October 2, Public Str Party, recognizing World Space Week. Most of the attendees were part of two large groups, a large Girl Scout troop from Bookline, PA and a large church youth group camping near Shelter 10, below the observatory. Link to event post:
Attendance:  180
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Media Impressions:  20
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