Pajarito Astronomers Dark Night Star Gazing Aug. 8


The Pajarito Astronomers will be holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night at 8 p.m. (sunset) Saturday, Aug. 8 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, Jupiter, Saturn and its rings, Neptune and Uranus may be visible. 

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.

For information, call Steve Becker at 505.662.3252.

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