Public Star Party: All Hail the Milky Way!
July 17 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Milky Way and summer constellations are featured this month. The Swan and the Eagle soar through the Milky Way. The Summer Triangle is now straight above us, featuring the Stars Altair, Deneb, and Vega. The Hero, Scorpion, Teapot, and Harp constellations are demanding to be seen, showing themselves big and bright, Jupiter and Saturn will rise late in the night. There will also be a plethora of nebulae and star clusters to view through the telescopes.
Attendees will be able to observe our pristine night sky thru the lens of the Smokey Jack Observatory’s 14”, state of the art telescope. Additional telescopes will be setup around the Observatory for viewing as well
Free and open to the public.