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Explore the Night Sky

August 15, 2009 @ 12:00 am EDT

This star party event is held under the dark skies of the Knob Noster State Park main campground near Lot #61. Park at the campground entrance or amphitheater and walk to the back of the campground. Local amateur astronomers will show you how to find your way around the Summer sky using a few of the brighter stars and constellations. You will have several opportunities to ask questions and look through quality telescopes at Saturn and its thin rings, Jupiter(the king of planets), double stars, globular clusters(100,000 stars all at once!), Earth orbiting satellites, and hopefully some Perseids meteors.

Details

Date:
August 15, 2009
Time:
12:00 am

Venue

USA - Missouri
Missouri USA

Organizer

Grant Miller
Phone:
660-747-4289
Email:
mllrgrnt@yahoo.com
Website:
http://www.mostateparks.com/knobnoster.htm