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Star Party at the Betsie Valley District Library!

The Grand Traverse Astronomical Society will present a Twilight Talk about Mars exploration and will set up their telescopes to view the moon and Jupiter, weather permitting.
  • When Jul 20, 2018 from 08:30 PM to 11:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
  • Where Betsie Valley District Library
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  • Contact Phone 231-378-2716
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Star Party presented by the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society

We welcome everyone to  the Star Party at the Betsie Valley District Library, July 20, 2018!

Bob Moler will present a Twilight Talk at 8:30PM on the exploration of Mars! Bob will discuss the importance of the observation of Mars by amateur astronomers; review the satellites, landers and rovers of Mars and what they have found; the future of Mars exploration, including Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans of colonizing Mars; and the rover Opportunity’s discoveries on Mars. If weather permits, the GTAS will be setting up their telescopes to view Jupiter and the moon from
 9:30 PM—11PM! If the weather becomes inclement, we will try and reschedule the telescope observation.

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