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Phamela Lopes, a senior high school student from Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil, poses with Scott Roberts, founder of the AstronomyOutreach network, at the StarLight Festival. Lopes gave a presentation earlier at the event on her work teaching astronomy to children in Brazil. 
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Watch for the Stars

Although the daytime activities have wrapped up at the StarLight Festival, the night observing sessions will be amping up very soon. Come out and join us!
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The Big Winner

The grand prize winner and her daughter come forward to claim their prize on the closing night of the inaugural StarLight Festival.
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Ellyne Kinney Spano, a team member from NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission, talks to StarLight Festival attendees about the mission's progress. Developed as part of NASA’s New Frontiers Program and led by a team from the University of Arizona, the OSIRIS-REx mission will seek to make space exploration history by visiting a carbonaceous asteroid, obtaining a sample from its surface and returning it to Earth for study.
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Young Rocketeer

A young rocketeer, complete with a painted mask, gets ready to launch his very own stomp rocket at the Explore One booth at the StarLight Festival.
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Packed House

A crowd gathers to hear Andre Bormanis speak at the StarLight Festival.
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Telescopes weren't the only observation aids filling the StarLight Festival grounds. 
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Sitting Down with a Saturn Expert

Mat Kaplan of The Planetary Society interviews NASA's Dr. Linda Spilker, the project scientist for the Cassini spacecraft mission, on the StarLight Festival's main stage.
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