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Moon & Star Party

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The program will begin 7 PM at Cloudland Canyon State Park (Tennis Courts). The focus of tonight’s discussion will be our nearest celestial neighbor, our very own Moon. Through several telescopes we will look at and discuss the formation of the moon & learn about the astonishing constellations of late Winter and Spring.

April 5, 2014 7 PM at the Tennis Courts

Moon and Star Party at Cloudland Canyon State Park. At the Tennis Courts, the program will begin at 7 PM. The focus of tonight’s discussion will be our nearest celestial neighbor, our very own Moon. We will discuss the formation of the moon, it’s atmosphere, how it affects tides on earth, earthshine, eclipses and much, much more. As the sky darkens you will see the Moon through several telescopes as you have never seen it before, manned by the Barnard Astronomical Society. In further darkening skies we will learn the constellations of late Winter and Spring. The planet Jupiter will also be visible, and it is awesome as seen through our telescopes. As always there will be several members of the Barnard Astronomical Society who will answer your many questions about all things Astronomical.

* Program is FREE however all vehicles must display a parking pass ($5).

Website
barnardstar.org/

Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 706-657-4050

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Location
Cloudland Canyon State Park
122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road
Rising Fawn, GA 30738
Directions

GPS Coordinates:
N 34.8402630 | W -85.4828810

Located on Route 136, 8 miles east of Trenton and I-59 (Exit #11), and 18 miles west of LaFayette.


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