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We're sorry, but, due to overcast conditions, it wouldn't be possible to see stars tonight. with Jim Zebrowski, president of the Aldrich Astronomical Society

What
  • All Ages
  • Outdoor science
When Aug 28, 2009
from 07:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where Otter River State Forest Beach off Route 202 just after the Templeton Line
Contact Name
Contact Phone (978) 297-0300
Attendees All are welcome.
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Stargazing

with Jim Zebrowski,

President of the Aldrich Astonomical Society, Inc.

 

 

Friday, Aug. 28th

7:30 p.m.   

Otter River State Forest Beach

(off  Route 202, just after the Templeton line)

Mr. Zebrowski will have an 8-inch Dobsonian telescope set up for public viewing, along

with large binoculars on a binocular mount.  Telescope viewing of the Moon will begin at approximately 8 p.m.  Stargazing will take place after 8:30 p.m. when the first stars

become visible.   All are welcome.

Bring:  blankets, flashlights, (if you have them) binoculars, and/or telescopes.

Warning:  If you need to us bug spray,  PLEASE do so before arriving at the beach.  Sprays

can damage the precision optics of telescopes & binoculars, and cloud eyepieces!

 

Presented by the Aldrich Astronomical Society, in collaboration with the

Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation, and Winchendon’s

Beals Memorial Library, as the final chapter in the 2009 Summer Reading Program, Starship Adventure.

 

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