Southern California Desert Video Astronomers
The Joshua Tree Astronomy Fest
at Joshua Tree Lake Campground
Celebrating IYA 2009
Rick Heistand's camp
The following photos were taken by David McChesney. Who is not only a famous local nature photographer, but the current reining National Harmonica Champion, who was kind enough to take these great dark screen pictures for us.
7ft. images of M82
the Cigar Nebula projected on to 5 screens
The Lagoon Nebula
The guys from SCDVA
The SCDVA Crew
Ric Knudsen (top)
(left to right) Paul Maag, Ken Keller & Tom O'Key
Triple Trifids & double Ring Nebulas
The Milky Way
under Joshua Tree skies
Five Swans a swimming
Joshua Tree Lake
Earlier on Saturday Morning . . . . . . . .
The Andrommeda Society's float at the Grubstakes Day Parade
featuring Joyce Metcalf spreading the news. . . . .
A GOLDEN RULE
* STARS UP *
Joyce Metcalf & Bill Souder
Telescopes in tow, promoting dark skys at the
Grubstakes Days Parade.
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Image & graphics courtesy of David Jesse McChesney
Thank You One & All For Making
The Joshua Tree
Astronomy Fest 2009
A Great Success!
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