Star Gazing at the park

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Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 2:22pm

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department and The Sun City Astronomers will host “Star Gazing at the Park” from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday May 11, 2013 at Chuck Heinrich Park, 11055 Loma Del Norte St.

The event is to benefit children and families to connect to nature through outdoor activities. Highlights of the event will be usage of advanced telescopes to observe the Moon, the planet Saturn, and many other celestial objects.

Club astronomers will be on hand to answer questions or discuss various topics about Star Gazing as it will offer an opportunity for youth and families to gain an appreciation for the planet and observe the stars in the nighttime sky of El Paso in a city park.

Please be aware that this event is dependent on good weather. Should the night be cloudy, rainy, or very windy, the telescopes will not function.

Information – (915) 544-0753
 

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