Urban Astronomy

Published:   March 12, 2014
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Cities are known to produce a lot of light pollution, making it a challenge for astronomy enthusiasts to view the heavens within city limits. These issues apply to the San Francisco Bay Area—however, between sky gazing and learning how we all fit into this big thing we call "space," astronomers of all levels can still get exciting results. Urban Astronomer Paul Salazar, the Exploratorium's very own Adam Esposito, and others demonstrate how to deal with the parameters and the unforgettable experiences that await with simple or no equipment, the right conditions, and some decent timing.

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