Kalamazoo Astronomical Society Observing Session | WMUK
  • October 9
  • Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo
  • October 9, 2021
  • Category: Misc.

Event Details

  • October 9, 2021
  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Free

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Event Description

Kalamazoo Astronomical Society Public Observing Sessions Looking Up Since 1936 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT From: Joe Comiskey / kas@kasonline.org 269-532-6965 (Please do not publish) _________________________________________ Observe the wonders of the universe at Owl Observatory! The Observatory now features a 16" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope. In addition, telescopes of all kinds will be set up near the observatory, located at the Kalamazoo Nature Center (7000 North Westnedge Ave.). Upcoming observing date: Saturday, October 9 Highlights of the night include Galaxies of Autumn. Observing Begins: 7:00 pm Along with observing through telescopes, KAS members will be on hand at the start of each session to conduct a Telescope Clinic. Beginners can learn how to properly setup and use their telescopes. Each session also features a Constellation Workshop. Learn to read a simple star map (provided free of charge) and find bright stars and constellations on your own. The workshop is followed by a guided tour of the night sky. Sessions will be canceled if the sky is mostly cloudy or overcast. For cancellation information, please visit the KAS website starting at 6:00 pm on the day of the session. For more information, a complete schedule of Public Observing Sessions, and any pandemic precautions, please visit our website: http://www.kasonline.org/. You can also follow the KAS on Twitter and/or Facebook.

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