Google+ Virtual Star Parties

You know how I was just talking about Virtual Star Parties? Well today at Google I/O, Google aired a video about Virtual Star Parties, featuring our friends at CosmoQuest! If you haven’t visited CosmoQuest yet, go check it out. The folks there are doing some amazing stuff.

Update: Here’s a clip from Google’s 2012 keynote where they mention Virtual Star Parties …and completely screw up Fraser’s name.

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  1. June 27, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    Aww, this is beautiful and makes me happy.

  2. June 29, 2012 at 1:25 am

    That’s so awesome. I’m glad that what they’re doing is being recognized.

  3. July 2, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    This is awesome. I’m happy they have previous parties archived.
    I’ll have to share this with my daughter too, she loves space.

  4. July 2, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Now that I’ve got all the bits to do live telescope viewing, I needed to work up the nerve to start hacking. This just about has me there.

  5. July 2, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    Last night’s star party was interesting. They had one ‘scope in Chicago pointed at the Moon and one somewhere in Australia pointed at the sun.

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