National Astronomy Day, April 29, 2017

Cloudy weather schedule update

April 29th is National Astronomy Day and the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society invites you to come out to Pinnacle Mountain State Park at the Visitor’s Center for an afternoon and evening of celebration! Starting at 2PM we will have activities for everyone to enjoy. If the weather is cloudy we will use a shorter schedule, 2PM – 8PM, shown below. It’s all free and all family fun. Come out and explore your cosmos!

2:00-3:00 Pinhole eclipse viewer making
3:00-3:30 LECTURE: Night Sky Observing 101
3:30-4:00 Solar System Talk: The Solar System in Perspective
4:00-4:30 LECTURE: The Great American Eclipse, August 21, 2017
5:00-6:00 BIG Bubbles and Water Rockets (outdoor weather permitting)
6:30-7:00 LECTURE: Night Sky Observing 101
7:00-7:30 LECTURE: Observing the Moon
7:30-8:00 LECTURE: Light Pollution

Saturday February 25 Regular Monthly Meeting at 6 PM, Supper Bowl at 5

CAAS Monthly Meeting
Join us at 6 PM for our regular monthly meeting, 5 PM if you are going to join us for the supper bowl.

The presentation will be “Current Research Being Conducted at the Arkansas Center of Space Science” by University of Arkansas graduate students Sara Port, Caitlin Ahrens, Ellen Czaplinski, and Woody Gilberston.

If conditions allow, there will be observing afterward.

As always, meetings of the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society are open to the public.

SupperBowl price will be $6 each.

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