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County-Sponsored Dark Night Saturday, Sept. 16

on September 11, 2017 - 6:47am

PAJARITO ASTRONOMERS News:

 
The Pajarito Astronomers is holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night starting at 7:15 p.m. (sunset) Saturday, Sept. 16 at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock.
 
Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes, and star gaze. Jupiter and its moons, Saturn with its rings and moons, Uranus and Neptune will potentially be visible during the evening.
 
There will be a tour of the summer and fall constellations, the Milky Way, and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve at 505.662.3252 for information.
  • What: County-Sponsored Dark Night
  • When: 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16
  • Where: Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park, White Rock

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