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Paper: Dark Skies from the Ground Up: Part 1. Resources to Raise Awareness During the International Year of Astronomy
Volume: 400, Preparing for the 2009 International Year of Astronomy: A Hands-on Symposium
Page: 110
Authors: Walker, C.E.; Berglund, K.; Bueter, C.; Gauthier, A.; Gay, P.L.; Foster, T.; Patten, K.; Pompea, S.M.; Sparks, R.; Smith, C.
Abstract: Six dark skies-related resources created for the International Year of Astronomy are described here. Resources on dark skies awareness and preservation like an educational toolkit with shielding demonstrations, a planetarium show on DVD for small planetariums, online interactions (e.g., Second Life, MySpace and Facebook), traveling exhibits, a 6-minute video tutorial and podcasts are presented.
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