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March 13, 2013 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2013-15

NASA Helps Make Guinness World Record for Largest Astronomy Lesson at SXSW

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March 13, 2013: Looking up through hundreds of colored filters and spectral glasses, 526 people shattered the record for the Largest Astronomy Lesson. Under the Texas night sky, students were instructed on the lawn of the Long Center for the Performing Arts at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin on Sunday, March 10, 2013.

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Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Evers (Northrop Grumman)