Events tagged with Free

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.

Shown in date ascending order.

  • SEP
    15

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Area astronomers team up with Kent Parks at the Green River Natural Resource Area (GRNRA) to provide telescopes for an evening of public star gazing. September night sky views include the 1st quarter moon, ... more

  • OCT
    12

    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

  • OCT
    13

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Area astronomers team up with Kent Parks at the Green River Natural Resource Area (GRNRA) to provide telescopes for an evening of public star gazing. October night sky views include the 1st quarter moon, ... more

  • NOV
    16

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 06:00 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

  • NOV
    17

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Area astronomers team up with Kent Parks at the Green River Natural Resource Area (GRNRA) to provide telescopes for an evening of public star gazing. November night sky views include the 1st quarter moon, ... more

Shown in date descending order.

  • DEC
    23

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Area astronomers team up with Kent Parks at the Green River Natural Resource Area (GRNRA) to provide telescopes for an evening of public star gazing. December night sky views include the 1st quarter moon, ... more

  • DEC
    22

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    This Public Star Party at Covington Community Park (star party event) scheduled for Dec 22, 2017, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • DEC
    13

    Geminid Meteor Shower Watch

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Beginning after sunset Wednesday, December 13th, upwards of 60 meteors per hour are expected to shower Earth until Moonrise at 4am on Thursday. The absence of moonlight, the Earth's "near perfect" ... more

  • DEC
    09

    Third Quarter Moon Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM SAS Members Only

    This star party offers another opportunity each month to observe under a dark sky. It's open to all SAS members but is specifically designed to orient new members to dark-sky protocol. Although dark-sky ... more

  • NOV
    25

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    This Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA (star party event) scheduled for Nov 25, 2017, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather. The next Kent, GRNRA star party is 6pm, Saturday, December 23rd.