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Autumn Moonwatch: Tweeting the Moon and the chance to control a giant telescope (RAS PN 09/57)

21 Oct 2009, 10:11 UTC
Autumn Moonwatch: Tweeting the Moon and the chance to control a giant telescope (RAS PN 09/57)

Astronomers across the UK will be helping the public get a close look at the Moon in the Autumn Moonwatch, a major event in the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) running from 24th October to 1st November. As well as numerous opportunities to look through a telescope at our nearest celestial neighbour, observations of the Moon will be posted on Twitter in a mass event expected to attract followers from across the world. And alongside the Twitter Moonwatch is...

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