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Mount Wilson Observatory Star Party

, California, United States

Join the Planetary Society Volunteers as they set up telescopes the historic Mount Wilson Observatory and show you the wonder of the universe. mount Wilson Observatory is located at an elevation of 5700 feet and can yield some amazing views, with the moon rising after midnight we should have great dark skies and plan on seeing the Sun while it sets then view Venus, The Ring Nebula, several Globular Cluster including M13, Andromeda Galaxy, the planets Uranus and Neptune just to name a few. This is the last Star Party of the year so come and enjoy the views that famous astronomers like George Ellery Hale, Edwin Hubble and Harlow Shapley used to discover the Universe and our place in it.

Note: This event is not sponsored by The Planetary Society. The Society has no control over, or responsibility for, the content or operation of events sponsored by other organizations. All inquires should be directed to Geovanni Somoza.

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Mount Wilson Observatory Star Party
October 26, 2013, Arrive 6:00pm-6:30pm and stay until 10:00pm
Mount Wilson Observatory
http://www.mtwilson.edu/vis/map.pdf
, California
United States
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Please direct all inquiries about this event to Geovanni Somoza at geovannis.socal@planetarysociety.org.

Mount Wilson Observatory, in collaboration with the the Planetary Society invites you to attend an evening star party at the Observatory on Saturday, October 26, 2013. This is the last star party of our 2013 season. A dozen or more telescopes will be set up in the upper parking lot behind the Pavilion near the Observatory's entrance to provide views of a variety of objects visible that evening. Plan on arriving between 6:00 and 6:30 pm. Our Cosmic Cafe will be open to provide food and refreshments throughout the evening. The event will end at 10:00 pm.
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