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Covington Community Park Star Gaze

Details

Public

Type: Star Party

Keywords: Public Free

Held on: Mar 15, 2024 (Fri) at 09:00 PM to Mar 16, 2024 (Sat) at 12:00 AM

Sunset Times:

  • Official at 07:15 PM
  • Civil at 07:45 PM
  • Nautical at 08:21 PM
  • Astronomical at 08:58 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.
The Moon is near its "first quarter" phase and as such the Cresent Moon follows the setting Sun by less than ninety degrees and pleasantly preceeds fairly  dark skies, 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 47.3863567, Longitude -122.103164

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>

Paramount School Park Star gaze coordinator is Steve Case.

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