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Earth Hour

On the 31st March ,Sydney had an "Earth Hour" The idea behind this was for everyone to turn their lights off between 7.30pm- 8.30pm to show that it's possible to take action on global warming.See this website for more info.

We thought that we would take the opportunity to get out the telescope and have a look at the sky as hopefully it would be a bit darker. Unfortunatley only a handful of people in our neighbourhood decided to turn off their lights so we decided not to get the telescope out until later.

This is not a wonderful picture of the moon. I couldnt get it to focus on my camera so we ended up using Eriks little Kodak. I cant wait until I get my DSLR later this year ,hopefully I should be able to get better quality pictures through the telescope.

As for Earth Hour ,I hope more people participate next year.

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Taken on March 31, 2007