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RFO "What's Up?", August 9, 2018
Robert Ferguson Observatory, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Kenwood, CA
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The Robert Ferguson Observatory is offering a limited-ticket event called "What's Up?" on Thursday, August 9 at 8:00PM at the observatory.  Come join us!  You'll receive a tour of the observatory, a classroom talk about prominent objects that are viewable that night, followed by telescope observing on RFO's three large telescopes: an 8 inch refractor, a 20 inch astrophotography telescope, and a large 40 inch reflecting telescope.

"What's Up?" offers an intimate experience at the observatory. You will have plenty of observing time at the telescopes and knowledgeable docents on hand to answer your questions.

The night's showcase?  Saturn will dominate this evening's viewing. Few forget their first glimpse of the ringed jewel! But, there are plenty of other objects to talk about and see: The Summer Triangle, the Ring, Trifid and Veil Nebulae. For those willing to stay late, Mars, near opposition (when it's at its biggest and brightest), will climb into view around midnight.

The presentation starts promptly at the time shown. Please consider your travel time before purchasing tickets.

Tickets are limited to 40 guests: $15.00 per adult and $10.00 for seniors (62+) and youth under 18.

The observatory is a 501(3)(c) institution, and all proceeds from this event go towards maintaining its many public education programs.

For more information about other upcoming events please visit our calendar.

For more information about the Robert Ferguson Observatory and its other astronomy programs, please visit rfo.org.
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Location

Robert Ferguson Observatory, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park (View)
2605 Adobe Canyon Road
Kenwood, CA 95452
United States


Categories

Education > Classes

Minimum Age: 6
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Robert Ferguson Observatory
On BPT Since: Feb 15, 2016
 
Valley of the Moon Observatory Association
tickets@rfo.org
www.rfo.org
 


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