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Discovery Center Astronomy Night With Northwoods Explorers
Friday, September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join members from Northwoods Explorers for this fun and informative night program! We’ll use lasers that point for miles to show the constellations and where we might see a few fascinating objects using binoculars and telescopes to observe Saturn, the crescent moon, the Ring Nebula M57 in Lyra, the Globular Cluster M13 in Hercules, Alberio and a few other double stars, and perhaps Jupiter later in the evening. Come learn more about how these objects fit into the big picture.
Program begins at 6:30 PM with an introductory program inside the Lodge, then stargazing 7:15- 9:30 PM. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we will extend the program inside the Lodge. White light flashlights are NOT allowed. Please use red lights or cover your white light with many layers of red cellophane or a thick red balloon. A white light shined into dark-adapted eyes is painful and ruins a person’s view for up to 20 minutes so you might miss something important!
Friday, 6:30 – 9:30 PM. Backup weather date will be Saturday, 9/23. Registration required by 9/20. www.TheNorthwoodsExplorers.org $15/Non-Member and $10/Member. Participants will meet at the Forest Room in Discovery Hall at the Discovery Center.