Stargazing at the Challenger Space Center

The Summer Triangle (Aquila, Cygnus, and Lyra. ) is high in the sky. Saturn, Mars, Venus and Mercury are visible in the evening. And a new crescent Moon makes its entry the second week of August.

To learn more about these astronomical objects, the Challenger Space Center is hosting its monthly Family Stargazing Night this coming Saturday, 7 August 2010, starting at 7:00 PM. Join Tony and Carole LaConte from Stargazing For Everyone for a guided tour of the heavens, and some hands on telescope observing time.

Since this is August, it is likely to be warm. Bring water, lawn chairs or blankets.

The Challenger Center
21170 N 83rd Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382

Tel 623.322.2001

Admission ranges from $5 to $8.

August Sky
Looking South at The August Sky
Image Credit: Jodrell Bank / University of Manchester

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