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Paramount School Park Stargaze

Details

Public

Type: Star Party

Keywords: Public Free

Held on: Oct 07, 2023 (Sat) at 07:30 PM to Oct 07, 2023 (Sat) at 11:30 PM

Sunset Times:

  • Official at 06:36 PM
  • Civil at 07:07 PM
  • Nautical at 07:43 PM
  • Astronomical at 08:19 PM

Lunar Phase:

Location: 15300 8th Avenue Northeast, Shoreline, WA 98155

Event Coordinator: Bill ONeil

Overview

This public "Star Gaze" event is authorized by the city of Shoreline, Parks & Recreation Department and is free of charge.  
Experienced astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society (SAS) volunteer their time and telescopes and binoculars to share with the public.  Everyone is welcome including families with children.
The Moon is near its "third quarter" phase and as such the Moon does not rise until near or after midnight making Shoreline skies particularly dark and favorable for stargazing.
Check the SAS website < www.seattleastro.org > frequently for star gazing event status.  If weather conditions force cancellation of an event, that news will be posted not later that 4PM the day of the event.  
Visit the SAS website for other Puget Sound star gazing events, and for outreach opportunities, meetings and membership information.

Map

Latitude 47.740331, Longitude -122.32013

More Information

Monthly "Skymaps" for identifying celestial targets and constellations along with a vast number of stargazing tools and publications can be found on website < www.skymaps.com >
More astronomy information on identifying monthly and seasonal celestial targets, training materials and observing challenges can be found on "Astronomical League" website < www.astroleague.org >
Globe at Night educational challenge materials on "dark sky preservation" and identifying light pollution can be found on website < www.globeatnight.org >

Paramount School Park Star gaze coordinator is Bill O'Neil.

Announcements

5 months ago

Paramount School Park Stargaze starts soon!

Paramount School Park Stargaze starts shortly on Oct 07 (Sat) at 07:30 PM.

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