2019 Asteroid Day

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Christopher K.
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2019 Asteroid Day

Post by Christopher K. » January 9th, 2019, 5:42 pm

The Baton Rouge Astronomical Society is continuing the incredible Asteroid Day at the Highland Road Park Observatory. The event will take place in 2019 on Saturday 29 June from 7pm to 10pm. Details are very preliminary at this time, but the schedule will solidify soon.

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Re: 2019 Asteroid Day

Post by steveareno225 » January 10th, 2019, 10:37 am

Here is some informative videos from the Minor Planet Center, the Nerve Center of asteroid discovery in the Solar System.
Asteroid Hazards, Part 1: What Makes an Asteroid a Hazard?
https://youtu.be/W3nU_6XEsck
Asteroid Hazards, Part 2: The Challenge of Detection
https://youtu.be/Ar_h-zAccsY
Asteroid Hazards, Part 3: Finding the Path
https://youtu.be/8M_27st1ZCI
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Re: 2019 Asteroid Day

Post by Christopher K. » June 29th, 2019, 9:05 am

Today is the day! There will be the Asteroid Quest game, which will allow kids to earn prizes. There will be an asteroid construction craft, and Craig Brenden will build a comet before your very eyes!

More information:
https://asteroidday.org/event/2019-aste ... servatory/
http://hrpo.lsu.edu/programs/special2.html

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