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Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

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Open to Public

Type: Star Party

Keywords: Star Party Public Free

Held on: Jul 20, 2018 (Fri) at 09:00 PM to Jul 20, 2018 (Fri) at 11:55 PM

Sunset Times:

  • Official at 08:56 PM
  • Civil at 09:34 PM
  • Nautical at 10:24 PM
  • Astronomical at 11:28 PM

Location: 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. Volunteer astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society and Boeing Employees' 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.
Visit the Skymaps web site <www.skymaps.com> to discover the viewable objects for the current month. Print and bring your personal observing plan to the volunteer astronomers to see how many night sky objects you can see for yourself.

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  • DEC
    08

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  • DEC
    14

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Covington Parks & Recreation sponsors monthly star parties observing the moon, planets, constellations and interesting astronomical objects. Volunteer astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society and ... more

  • DEC
    15

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

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  • DEC
    15

    Paramount School Park Public Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

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  • DEC
    15

    Green Lake Public Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Please join us for an evening of learning about the universe by observing interesting astronomical objects, including the moon, constellations, planets, and stars. Telescopes and/or binoculars will be ... more

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  • FEB
    13

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    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

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  • FEB
    10

    Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party

    Sat at 07:30 PM SAS Members Only

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  • FEB
    04

    Seattle Astronomical Society Board Meeting

    Sun at 05:00 PM Open to Public

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  • JAN
    31

    Total Lunar Eclipse

    Wed at 03:00 AM Open to Public

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  • JAN
    28

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    Sun at 04:00 PM Open to Public

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