Pajarito Astronomers Hosts Dark Night May 11

PA News:

The Pajarito Astronomers will hold a County-sponsored Dark Night starting at 8 p.m. (sunset), Saturday, May 11 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.

A crescent moon will be visible, as will the planets Venus, Jupiter and Saturn. 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 662-3252 for information.

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