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Stargazing & the Perseid Meteor Shower – cancelled
August 12, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST| Free to participate
Cancelled due to inclement weather.
Join Valparaiso University astronomy professor and students for an evening under the stars! Professor Hrivnak will talk about meteors, point out constellations and answer astronomy-related questions. Several small telescopes will be set up for celestial viewing. Learning fun for the entire family!
The program begins at 8 pm. Farther away objects and the Perseid Meteor Shower will be more visible as it gets darker. Due to the bright moon phase it will be difficult to see fainter stars, planets and meteors. Event is free, but you must pre-register. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 219.462.0025, please include the number of participants in your party.
Sky viewing is unpredictable, but if the weather is clear things will be visible. This program is weather-dependent. If cloudy or rainy weather occurs day of, please call 219.462.0025 between 6 and 7 pm to confirm event status.
Mosquito repellent and a lawn chair and/or blanket recommended.
No dogs or outside alcohol allowed.