Pajarito Astronomers Hold Dark Night Oct. 6

Pajarito Astronomers News:

The Pajarito Astronomers will be holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night starting at 6:30 p.m. (sunset), Saturday, Oct. 6 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 Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and its moons, Saturn and its rings, Neptune and Uranus will potentially be visible during the evening.

There will be a tour of the late-summer and fall 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 at 505.662.3252 for information.

  • WHAT: COUNTY-SPONSORED DARK NIGHT
  • WHEN: SATURDAY, OCT. 6, 2018 AT 6:30 .P.M
  • WHERE: SPIRIO SOCCER FIELD, OVERLOOK PARK, WHITE ROCK, NM
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