The Pajarito Astronomers will be holding their first County-Sponsored Dark Night of 2016 starting at 7:30 p.m. (sunset,) Saturday, April 9 at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park.
Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes, and star gaze. The planets Mercury and Jupiter will be visible. There will be a tour of the winter and spring 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 505.662.3252 for information.