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Patterson Observatory Public Night

Sat. February 1, 2014 - Wed. December 31, 2014

The Patterson Observatory and the Huachuca Astronomy Club invite you to a public viewing of the night sky. Weather permitting, you will be able to view the heavens with the 20-inch Patterson Telescope and other instruments. Among possible sights are craters of the crescent moon, gas giant planets Uranus and Neptune, double stars, various star clusters, nebula, planetary nebula and distant galaxies.

Please note that start times change with sunset times. All events depend on the weather -the telescope dome cannot be opened during rainfall, high winds and total overcast. Events could be cancelled due to weather conditions.

When: 7:00 p.m. Program Start Time (Public Night is also scheduled:  May 16 at 7:15 p.m. - June 13 at 7:30 p.m. - Sep. 12 at 6:45 p.m. - Oct. 10 at 6:00 p.m. - Nov. 7 at 5:45 p.m. - Dec. 12 at 5:30 p.m.)
Where: Patterson Observatory, University of Arizona South campus, 1140 N. Colombo Dr.
A map is available here.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, www.hacastronomy.com

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