Indiana Family Star Party
2021 Review

Lisa started us off Friday with a reminder about the 'Old Ways' of observing - by Star Hopping!  Too many of us have gotten soft and rely upon our goto mounts and have forgotten how to find objects without a goto button.  It's challenging and fun!
You want to be an amateur astronomer in Indiana?  Bruce reminded us that not just our skies are against use but our age as well.
Dr Milsavljevic discussed his Cosmic Bomb Squad Investigation techniques.  He uses various tools to investigate stellar explosions to better understand these phenomena.  Additionally, Dr Milisavljevic is starting a citizen science projects to help identify the
Dr. Bramson has been researching where the water is on Mars.  Although you might think it's dry and most of the water has escaped, there is still water there and a staggering amount is just waiting for us to come and use it!