Join the Stars at Yerkes Professional Learning Community for a day celebrating the citizen scientist. We will look back at the history of the amateur in astronomy and explore the oldest amateur research group in the nation, the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO). We will also take a look at two new opportunities, Zooniverse and Globe at Night. We strongly recommend that you bring a laptop to use during the early afternoon session.
http://www.astro-research.org) whose passion for astronomy has been acknowledged in the December issue of Sky and Telescope magazine. Stay around for an evening of stars.
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