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OMSI Star Party - Astronomy Day

Location

L.L. Stub Stewart State Park
Hilltop Day-use Area

Time

Begins: 05/10/2014, 7:30 PM
Ends: 05/10/2014, 11:00 PM

Description

Astronomy Day 2013 wouldn't be complete without a free Star Party on Saturday, April 20 at Stub Stewart State Park starting at 7:30 p.m. From beginners to experts of all ages, here's your opportunity to view the stars and other celestial objects up close and personal through telescopes. Viewing highlights includes the planet Jupiter and Saturn, waxing gibbous moon, Beehive star cluster and more! Also the ISS will be passing over twice during the viewing! On the scheduled day of each OMSI Star Parties, it is suggested that interested visitors call the OMSI Star Parties Hotline, (503) 797-4000 press #3 then #5, or check the OMSI Star Parties web site http://www.omsi.edu/starparties for possible weather-related cancellations. The event starts at sunset and is free with $5 parking per vehicle. Warm clothing and a flashlight with red light are recommended. Personal telescopes and binoculars are welcome.