June 2007 Grand Canyon and Bryce

The intrepid Sidewalk Astronomers visit the Grand Canyon Star Party at the North Rim, and Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival.

Panoramas from Kaibab and Bryce can be found here.

Click here for Jane's article about crepuscular rays.

Monday, June 11, 2007 - Kaibab Lodge
Jane, Mojo, Barry, and John travel from Las Vegas to Kaibab Lodge, 20 miles north of the Grand Canyon's North Rim Lodge.
Tuesday, June 12, 2007 - North Rim Grand Canyon
Quiet day at the Kaibab Lodge, Barry and Jane give talks at the North Rim Lodge, and telescopes at the Grand Canyon Star Party.
Wednesday, June 13, 2007 - Telescope work at Kaibab Lodge
Jane volunteers to clean a mirror and tune up the Kaibab Lodge telescope, and holds a star party at the lodge.
Thursday, June 14, 2007 - On the road, Kaibab to Bryce
Traveling through the remnants of the Warm Fire from 2006, and on to Bryce Canyon.
Thursday, June 14, 2007 - Orderville Mine Rock Shop
Jane said, "Rock shop!" John said, "Oh look, pieces of planet!"
Friday, June 15, 2007 - Bryce Canyon
We cruised Bryce's main road, from Rainbow Point north, stopping at overlooks. Also lots of telescope pictures from the Bryce Canyon Star Party.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 - Queen's Garden Trail
Walking Queen's Garden trail in Bryce Canyon National Park
Saturday, June 16, 2007 - Evening Star Party
Pictures from the last night of the Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival.
Sunday, June 17, 2007 - Pancake breakfast at the Moore residence
Ranger Chad Moore invited his dark rangers and our party for pancakes on Sunday morning.

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