Carpe Noctem: Social Media and the Sharing of the Night Skies

Michael F. Vasseur
The emergence of astrocasting on the Internet offered an opportunity to study the creation of a Social Media site, and determine the influence of the participants’ perception of this leisure activity and their motivation for it. The Night Skies Network was examined under a Social Media theoretical framework. The motivation for astrocasting was studied using the Self-Determination Theory of Motivation, and its perception as a leisure activity using the Serious Leisure Perspective. The methodology used...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.