Explore the Night Sky
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Association for some stargazing fun!
Jan 18, 2014
from 06:00 PM to 09:30 PM
|Where||Government Canyon State Natural Area|
|Contact Name||John Koepke|
|Contact Phone||(210) 688-9055; ext. 289|
Explore the night sky with the San Antonio Astronomical Association! View Jupiter, catch a glimpse of Mercury setting, the waxing Moon, and of course the Orion Nebula, Andromeda Galaxy, and much more!! You can also learn the basics of telescope operation. Bring your own telescope or binoculars, or enjoy the sights from one of the SAAA’s telescopes. Please arrive by 5:45 PM. Park in Parking Lot A and walk the short distance to Parking Lot C where the telescopes will be set up. Dress for cold weather. Bring water, a snack if you like, and your own flashlight with a red lens cover for it. Open to ages 12 and older; participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Reservations required and may be made beginning December 20, 2013 and ending at noon Friday, January 17, 2014. Make your reservation online at http://friendsofgc.org/events/. Include name, age if under 18, email address and telephone number. Natural Areas fees apply. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org