Pajarito Astronomers Dark Night July 6

by Reporter / Jul 04, 2019 / 0 comments

Pajarito Astronomers Dark Night July 6

The Pajarito Astronomers are holding a County-sponsored Dark Night starting at 8:30 p.m. (sunset) Saturday, July 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 Moon and the planets Mercury, Mars, Jupiter (with 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

 

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