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Member Reports from Jessica Santascoy

Nov 21

Mercury Transit - Astronomy Outreach in New York City with the Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA)

What a beautiful, clear day for the Transit of Mercury which fell on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019! The Amateur Astronomers Association of New York did A LOT of outreach. We held over 10 separate outreach events for the Transit of Mercury. Events included: -Telescopes at locations in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island -A livestream of the Transit in collaboration with B&H Photo and Video embedded on our website homepage -Veterans Day Transit of Mercury Presentation: History and Mechanics of Transits at the B&H Event Space where the President of the AAA, Irene Pease and board member/... Read More...