Bring a lawn chair or blanket. We'll gather on the hillside used for bands at Prairie Fest. Bring your own flashlight covered with red cellophane or a red balloon for night vision. Here's how to make a night vision flashlight.
8:11 pm: Sunset - Hike on your own to take in the view.
Learn to find the constellation Leo, and use the guide provided to practice making observations of the night sky. Using the Globe at Night Web App, we'll model how to upload observations of light pollution from Tandy Hills. It's easy! Try it at home using the handout and links provided.
Observations for this year's GLOBE event can only be uploaded until May 8. You can upload as many observations as you like using the web app. However, please make certain that your observations are at least 1 km (.62 mile or 1094 yards) apart. Metrics, anyone?