Friday, January 19, 2007

Gentler Deep Impact

July 4 a big screen was set up on Waikiki Beach to watch the Deep Impact probe encounter Comet Temple 1. Nearly 10,000 people showed up to watch. There is a lot of interest in astronomy out there!


Anonymous a quantum diaries survivor said...

Hello Louise,

the clip seems to have been removed from youtube. Too bad!


10:31 AM  
Blogger Kea said...

Great stuff. I went with my brother to a very quiet street in the middle of nowhere particular last week, because it had a good view of McNaught's comet, and I was pleasantly surprised to find a family there already, keen on viewing the comet. On the other hand, the following day my sister-in-law spoke to a guy with an astonishing view over the hills to the west, and his response to her query was "what comet?".

1:09 PM  
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2:28 AM  
Blogger L. Riofrio said...

Another clip has been placed on the January 23 post. The comet was spectacular.

4:56 PM  

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