The Pajarito Astronomers will be holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night at 8:30 p.m. (sunset) Saturday, July 14 at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park,.
Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes, and star gaze. A thin crescent Moon, Mercury, Venus, a brilliant Mars, Jupiter and its moons, and Saturn and its rings will potentially be visible during the evening. 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. Call Steve at 505.662.3252 for information.