WX CANCELED Star Party @ NSP

  • Saturday, April 18, 2015
  • 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
  • 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, FL 32660

Registration

  • Members enjoy the star party and host public visitors.
  • Members of the public, especially Newberry residents

Registration is closed
*** CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER ***


Star Party / Public Outreach at Newberry Star Park in the rear of Easton Newberry Sports Complex. 

AAC Members and Newberry residents are invited!

Sunset: 7:59 pm
Set up around 7:00pm

WEATHER CONTINGENT

"GO" or "NO GO" will be given at 12:00 noon day of event.

Observing Notes:

1. New Moon! Conditions are ideal for deep-sky viewing.

2. Mars, Venus, and Jupiter are visible soon after sunset. Mercury will be low, but might be visible. Saturn rises at 10:33pm. 

3. Newberry Star Park is the ideal place to see objects nearly all the way to the horizon.

4. Lyrid meteors peak on April 22nd. We may be surprised by earth-grazing meteors around 11:30pm when Lyra comes into view.

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