Bootleg Astronomy has scheduled their fifth annual star party for June 3-5 2011. You can register directly by going to http://www.bootlegastronomy.com/ and downloading a form to complete and mail with your payment. Your registration payment of $25 includes two nights campspace at Green River State Park in Harmon Illinois. Each person registered will receive 1 door prize ticket. Raffle drawing will be held Saturday at sundown. (You must be present to win.) Event t-shirts are $15. Registration is limited to about 50-60 people so book your space now. Bootleg Astronomers reserve the right to refuse any registration. Online registration is available from now to May 13th for a small fee ($2.00) at http://www.CavemanAstronomy.com .
Current Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous Moon The moon is 10 days old
Distance: 62 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: 4 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 252 degrees