Monday, November 9, 2015

Winter Night Sky Gazing Event

Photo credit: Tyler Williams via an Iphone and Orion XT8.
Please join City of Wilmington Parks and Recreation and the Lytle Creek League of Conservators/No Child Left Indoors volunteers for a night sky gazing event on Wednesday, December 16.  Volunteers will help children and their accompanying adults explore the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.  We will meet at the Wilmington Public Library at 6:30 p.m. for a brief indoor program and then walk across the street to Galvin Park, where telescopes will be available.  If you have a telescope or binoculars, please bring those if you like.

If the weather conditions do not permit viewing that evening, we will re-schedule the event.  Lets hope for clear skies!

As you may expect, we will have "light" limitations, so be prepared to operate in the dark.  Dress appropriately for the weather, as the main program will be outdoors.  This would be a great program to do some preparation with your children with books or internet sources that offer stargazing guidance.

 Additional telescopes would be welcomed, as well as experienced stargazers who can help us out.  If you have any questions, please call Lori Williams @ (937) 382-4781.

Registration is required HERE.