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Carnegie Int’l
57th ed., 2018

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4.1.3

Tam O’Shanter Drawing Session: Star Session II

11 Jun 2016

[No. 3] An astronomer’s guide to the night sky and letter-writing as drawing

Conducted by Liz Park, Associate Curator, Carnegie Int’l, 57th ed., 2018, in collaboration with astronomer Tommy Nelson at Allegheny Observatory, Pittsburgh, Riverview Park

Presenter, Associate Curator Liz Park, addresses audience at lecturn, Allegheny Observatory

Participants under the open dome facing refractor telescope and presenter, Allegheny Observatory

Audience stands before telescope with astronomer Tommy Nelson, Allegheny Observatory

Boy looks into refractor telescope with woman standing beside him, Allegheny Observatory

Close up of woman, child, and man writing letters at oak table, Allegheny Observatory

Letter written by participant, beginning: "Dear Fellow Writer of the Night Sky" written in orange ink, Allegheny Observatory

Letter written by participant beginning: "Dear Fellow Writer of the Night Sky" with star-figure drawings, Allegheny Observatory

Four letters, three of them folded, Allegheny Observatory

Letter written by participant beginning: "Dear Fellow Writer of the Night Sky" written in green ink, Allegheny Observatory

Refractor telescope under open dome with night sky and red light, participants in background, Allegheny Observatory