Events tagged with Free

Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

Star parties

Open to Public

Type: Star Party

Keywords: Star Party Free Public

Held on: Dec 22, 2017 (Fri) at 06:00 PM to Dec 22, 2017 (Fri) at 10:00 PM

Sunset Times:

  • Official at 04:20 PM
  • Civil at 04:56 PM
  • Nautical at 05:35 PM
  • Astronomical at 06:13 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 <www.skymaps.com> 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

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    22

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 06:00 PM Open to Public

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  • DEC
    23

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

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  • JAN
    31

    Total Lunar Eclipse

    Wed at 03:00 AM Open to Public

    Area astronomers including volunteers from the Seattle Astronomical Society will participate in viewing the early morning January 31st Total Lunar Eclipse from Solstice Park in West Seattle.

  • MAR
    23

    Public Star Party at Covington

    Fri at 08:00 PM Open to Public

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  • DEC
    14

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 07:00 PM Open to Public

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  • DEC
    13

    Geminid Meteor Shower Watch

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

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  • DEC
    09

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    Sat at 07:00 PM SAS Members Only

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  • NOV
    25

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

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  • NOV
    24

    Public Star Party at Covington

    Fri at 06:00 PM Open to Public

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  • OCT
    28

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    Sat at 08:00 PM Open to Public

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