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Public Astronomy Dark Night Saturday Aug. 24

on August 17, 2019 - 7:41am
Pajarito Astronomers News:
 
The Pajarito Astronomers will be holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night starting at 7:45 p.m., (sunset), Saturday, Aug. 24 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.
 
The planets Venus, Jupiter (with its moons) and Saturn (and its rings), Neptune and Uranus will potentially be visible during the evening. There will be a tour of the summer constellations 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.

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