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Bucharest gets ready for a cup of hot tea and a journey to Jupiter

23 Oct 2009, 09:36 UTC
Bucharest gets ready for a cup of hot tea and a journey to Jupiter
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I pinched that title from the press release, like what real journalists do!
Oana Sandu went to the effort of sending this information to two of my e-mail addresses. Impressive commitment, especially as finding the second address must have taken some research. You’ve set an example to follow, Oana. So, the text in question:
“Even though weather conditions during Galilean Nights don’t look too favourable for those living in the Romanian capital city, this has not discouraged amateur astronomers from Bucharest. They decided to warm astronomy passionates with hot tea, informal lectures about Galileo Galilei and a virtual journey to Jupiter.
On Friday, 23rd October , The Astronomical Observatory „Amiral Vasile Urseanu” and Astroclubul Bucureşti, the first astronomy club in Bucharest are inviting all those interested in astronomy to enjoy a cup of tea and a discussion about Galileo and his importance to astronomy. With the help of an astronomical software, paricipants will then be taken to a virtual journey to Jupiter, one of the objects Galileo observed. The cosy meeting takes place at the Astronomical Observatory, every hour, during 20:00 and 24:00 and will have free entrance.
So, astronomy enthusiasts out there in Bucharest don’t get scared of the ...

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