|October 27, 2012|
DISCOVER Desert NIGHTS!
Today at 5:30 PM Feb 1, 2013
A STAR PARTY FEATURING JUPITER AT
SKY’S THE LIMIT
Observatory & Nature Center
(Just north of the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park on Utah Trail in 29 Palms)
PLUS A TELESCOPE WORKSHOP AT 5 PM
During the month of February, Jupiter is very close to Earth. A presentation on this giant planet and a visit by the ancient astronomer Galileo will entertain and educate participants, then telescopes will be available to view Jupiter and other celestial objects. A workshop for those who would like help in assembling and/or using their own telescope will start at 5 PM.
Families and life-long learners of all ages are welcome at this free event. Register at the Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Office at 74362 Joe Davis Road, next to the Skateboard Park or by calling 760-367-7562. For more information call Doris at 760-408-6099.
Everyone is strongly encouraged to bring water bottles, chairs, and their own telescopes, and to dress for unpredictable desert weather. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
SKY’S THE LIMIT’S DISCOVERY DAYS DESERT EDUCATION PROGRAM is funded in part by a generous grant from SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON