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SKY TOUR at Anson B Nixon Park

Saturday, May 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Free to the public! Explore the night sky through powerful telescopes with guidance from members of the Chester County Astronomical Society. All ages are welcome!

NOTE: If it’s cloudy, check this page a few hours before the event to see if it will be held. Partial clouds are OK, but full cloud cover or rain may require cancellation.

PARKING: Free parking at the Tino Leto Athletic Fields lot, located on North Walnut Street, near the main Nixon Park entrance. (Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/3SNXbtfzkf5GZxkM7)

WHAT IS A SKY TOUR?: Several high-optic telescopes will be set up for viewing, and astronomers will use green laser lights to point out celestial bodies in the night sky. Learn how to identify planets, their moons, nebulae, the constellations, satellites and other heavenly bodies.

WHAT TO BRING: Dress for the weather. Bring a small flashlight (avoid light pollution), if you have one.

QUESTIONS?: Post them here or contact Don of the Chester County Astronomical Society (observing@ccas.us or 484-888-1831) or park event coordinator Pete (610-444-4479 or pjkjr7@gmail.com).

Details

Date:
Saturday, May 11
Time:
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Organizer

Anson B Nixon Park
Phone:
610-444-1416 (please leave a message)
Email:
AnsonBNixonPark@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.ansonbnixonpark.org/

Venue

Anson B. Nixon Park
100 Waterworks Way
Kennett Square, PA 19348 United States
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Phone:
610-444-1416
Website:
http://www.ansonbnixonpark.org