Public Star Party at Covington

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Open to Public

Type: Star Party

Keywords: Star Party Public Free

Held on: Mar 23, 2018 (Fri) at 08:00 PM to Mar 23, 2018 (Fri) at 11:45 PM

Sunset Times:

  • Official at 07:25 PM
  • Civil at 07:55 PM
  • Nautical at 08:32 PM
  • Astronomical at 09:09 PM

Location: Covington Community Park, 17649 SE 240th Street, Covington, WA 98042

Event Coordinator: David W. Ingram

Covington Parks & Recreation sponsors monthly star parties observing the moon, planets, constellations and interesting astronomical objects. These star parties are held on the west side of the soccer field. Volunteer astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society, Boeing Employees' Astronomical Society, and Tacoma Astronomical Society will provide telescopes and assist guests of all ages to view available celestial objects of the season. It is especially important to dress warmly and bring only dim, red lights. No white flashlights please. You can also visit the web site and print and your own copy of the current month star chart of the night sky.

Covington Community Park
17649 SE 240th Street
Covington, WA 98042

Map

Latitude 47.386741, Longitude -122.1049042

Notes

Covington Parks and area amateur astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society, Boeing Employees' Astronomical Society, and Tacoma Astronomical Society to provide the public with telescope views of November's 1st quarter moon, planets, stars, clusters, galaxies, and other celestial objects.

This event is free to the public.  It is family and child friendly.

Dress warmly.  Bring a dim, red flashlight.  Please, no white lights!  Print and bring your own copy of the November star chart found at <www.skymaps.com>

 

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