Saturday Aug 18, 2018
Contact:The Albuquerque Astronomical Society
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Bring a jacket and enjoy the fourth annual gathering for night sky viewing with telescopes on hand from the Albuquerque Astronomy Society as well as astronomers to answer questions.
OAK FLAT PUBLIC STAR PARTY
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18TH - 6:00PM TIL LATE
OAK FLAT PICNIC GROUNDS - 9 MILES SOUTH OF TIJERAS ON #337
Our fourth star party of the Summer 2018 season will take place at Oak Flat, our dark-sky go-to locale for the public! This occasion will be full of planets, deep-sky objects and TAAS telescopes of all sizes and types for the viewing pleasure of guests and families.
Sunset will be at 7:47pm, but please arrive early to park and talk with the astronomers. Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and the Moon will be on hand.
Parking is at Yucca (restrooms) and Juniper, gates open at 6:00pm.
Bring a jacket for any evening chill, water, and your love of the night skies of New Mexico and join us as we "Observe-Educate-Have Fun".
See www.taas.org for details and map