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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 a lecture.

Participants under the open dome facing refractor telescope and presenter.

Audience stands before telescope with astronomer Tommy Nelson.

Boy looks into refractor telescope with woman standing beside him.

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

Letter written by participant, beginning: “Dear Fellow Writer of the Night Sky” written in orange ink.

Letter written by participant beginning: “Dear Fellow Writer of the Night Sky” with star-figure drawings

Four letters, three of them folded.

Letter written by participant beginning: “Dear Fellow Writer of the Night Sky” written in green ink.

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