Astro Tourism in Minnesota

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Astro Tourism in Minnesota

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Kare, channel 11, is presenting a feature on Astro Tourism in Minnesota during their 10pm news on Monday Nov 21. I've set my DVR for it to see what it's all about.
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Good piece, and surprisingly long for TV, nearly 7 minutes. It's up on the KARE-11 web site:
https://www.kare11.com/article/news/loc ... 405612efc1
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It was ok. My biggest complaint is they showed some really unrealistic night skies. I think a I saw one shot that looked like a photoshopped deep sky with people in front.
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I am excited to finally see the mainstream media show the fact the night sky is disappearing. I hope KARE does a follow up.
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SEmert wrote: Tue Nov 22, 2022 6:08 pm Good piece, and surprisingly long for TV, nearly 7 minutes.
It was the main piece for the broadcast, so it gets extra time.
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Reality intruded at the very end, when they admitted that they were clouded out! Hey guys, this is Minnesota, not Nevada!
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agreed, I thought it was a bit misleading. we are too cloudy and too often plagued by poor seeing to to be a really first class astronomy destination. but it was nice to see an in-depth peice on the hobby.
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