January 27th, 2007, members of the SWAOG had a chance to share some of their
astronomy knowledge with some local DuPage County Girl Scouts.
were approximately 120 Girl Scouts and 5 SWAOG members at this event.
The SWAOG members that helped out with this event were:
KB9ZKA (LX90, 60mm refractor, and video projection equipment)
Mark - KC9DSN
(12-inch DOB, and Astronomy-Related Web Site presentation)
daughter Amy (photos, and distribution of the hand-outs)
John - KN9R (80mm refractor)
WD9GVU (Binoculars, and Sky Map Reading & Measuring Objects presentations)
was cloudy all day long, but we got about 45 minute break in the clouds and we
were able to show most the Girl Scouts some nice sights through our
all had a great time doing this event, and the Girl Scouts were very