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Covington Community Park Star Gaze

Details

Public

Type: Star Party

Keywords: Public Free

Held on: Dec 15, 2023 (Fri) at 06:00 PM to Dec 15, 2023 (Fri) at 11:50 PM

Sunset Times:

  • Official at 04:18 PM
  • Civil at 04:53 PM
  • Nautical at 05:33 PM
  • Astronomical at 06:10 PM

Lunar Phase:

Location: 17649 SE 240th St, Covington, WA 98042

Event Coordinator: Steve Case

Overview

This public "Star Gaze" event is authorized by the city of Covington, Parks & Recreation Department and is free of charge.  

Experienced astronomer volunteers from the Seattle Astronomical Society (SAS) bring their telescopes and binoculars to share with the public.  Everyone is welcome including families with children.

It will be cold so dress warmly. Bring a hot drink, a chair and blanket.

If there is a weather cancellation check back to see if the event is rescheduled for Saturday night.

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 47.386691, Longitude -122.105014

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 identifying light pollution can be found on website < www.globeatnight.org>

Covington Community Park Star gaze coordinator is Steve Case.

Announcements

2 months ago

Covington Community Park Star Gaze starts soon!

Covington Community Park Star Gaze starts shortly on Dec 15 (Fri) at 06:00 PM.

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