June 3, 2017
1 State Park Rd
Big Spring, TX 79720
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Our Annual STARGAZING PARTY AT BIG SPRING STATE PARK ON SAT., JUNE 3 AT SUNSET (COME AT 8 p.m. -or earlier - for best parking spots.)
About 10-12 telescopes will be set up at the State Park pavilion by the West Texas Amateur Astronomy Club (from Midland.)
These club members love to educate the young & old about astronomy.
Come on out for a fun outdoor educational opportunity for the family.
Donations to support this event will be accepted (no fees for this event.)
WHAT WILL BE IN VIEW IN THE HEAVENS:
Objects to observe Moon, Jupiter, globular star cluster M13 in Hercules, galaxies M81, M82 and possibly M104 the Sombrero galaxy.
ALSO - Attendees should enjoy a pass of the Hubble Space Telescope. PLUS, Those that stay until 10pm (or after,) should get a glimpse of Saturn (that will rise in the East.)