The Pajarito Astronomers will hold a County-Sponsored Dark Night at 6:30 p.m. (sunset) Saturday, Oct. 5 at Spirio Soccer Field in Overlook Park.
Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze.
The planets Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus will be visible. There will be a tour of the autumn and autumn 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. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252, for more information.