New Comet Discovered by Slooh.com SkyGuide David Levy - Live Broadcast of the Comet & Special Edition of 'David Levy's Sky' Monday 10/9

Oct 05, 2006, 01:00 ET from Slooh.com

    CANARY ISLANDS, Spain, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned comet hunter
 David Levy discovered Comet C/2006 T1 on Monday, marking his twenty-second
 find. Soon after hosting his live web broadcast on Slooh.com, Levy turned
 his telescope towards Saturn and was astonished to find the unexpected
 object close by the ringed planet. The International Astronomical Union
 confirmed his discovery Tuesday.
     Slooh will broadcast live images of the comet throughout the week --
 culminating in a special edition of "David Levy's Sky" at 9:00PM EDT
 Monday, October 9. "I look forward to seeing the comet live thorough the
 Slooh Telescopes and sharing my story of discovery with its global
 membership," said Levy. "Slooh.com allows astronomy to be enjoyed as a true
 international sport."
     The soon to be launched "Slooh Discovery Project" will empower everyday
 people to make their own amazing astronomical discoveries by expanding
 Slooh's telescope network to new continents, and coordinating with
 distinguished comet and supernova hunters worldwide.
     About Slooh
     Slooh.com is the online destination for live astronomy. The website
 offers a new way to explore space live in real time, seeing many objects
 difficult to view with typical backyard telescope equipment. Members from
 over 60 countries enjoy the ability to command the telescopes located at
 the Astrophysics Institute of the Canary Islands and take their own
 astrophotos. Slooh also broadcasts live SkyGuide programming featuring
 established astronomical experts every night.
     The Parent's Choice Foundation recently awarded Slooh its Gold Medal
 Award for outstanding educational media. Memberships are available at
 Slooh.com and retail locations nationwide. Based in New York, NY, Slooh.com
 partners include Astronomy Magazine, Sky & Telescope, and Discovery.com.
 
 

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    CANARY ISLANDS, Spain, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned comet hunter
 David Levy discovered Comet C/2006 T1 on Monday, marking his twenty-second
 find. Soon after hosting his live web broadcast on Slooh.com, Levy turned
 his telescope towards Saturn and was astonished to find the unexpected
 object close by the ringed planet. The International Astronomical Union
 confirmed his discovery Tuesday.
     Slooh will broadcast live images of the comet throughout the week --
 culminating in a special edition of "David Levy's Sky" at 9:00PM EDT
 Monday, October 9. "I look forward to seeing the comet live thorough the
 Slooh Telescopes and sharing my story of discovery with its global
 membership," said Levy. "Slooh.com allows astronomy to be enjoyed as a true
 international sport."
     The soon to be launched "Slooh Discovery Project" will empower everyday
 people to make their own amazing astronomical discoveries by expanding
 Slooh's telescope network to new continents, and coordinating with
 distinguished comet and supernova hunters worldwide.
     About Slooh
     Slooh.com is the online destination for live astronomy. The website
 offers a new way to explore space live in real time, seeing many objects
 difficult to view with typical backyard telescope equipment. Members from
 over 60 countries enjoy the ability to command the telescopes located at
 the Astrophysics Institute of the Canary Islands and take their own
 astrophotos. Slooh also broadcasts live SkyGuide programming featuring
 established astronomical experts every night.
     The Parent's Choice Foundation recently awarded Slooh its Gold Medal
 Award for outstanding educational media. Memberships are available at
 Slooh.com and retail locations nationwide. Based in New York, NY, Slooh.com
 partners include Astronomy Magazine, Sky & Telescope, and Discovery.com.
 
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