Saturn and the Moon on display at public star party in Mississauga

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The planet Saturn and the Moon will be the prime targets this Tuesday at The Riverwood Conservancy as the Earthshine Astronomy and Space Science Organization and the Mississauga Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada hold its monthly public star party.

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Several telescopes of various sizes will be set up by amateur astronomers to provide amazing views of the planet Saturn, the Moon and other objects in the sky.   

 

Admission is free and the observing starts at dusk - around 9:00 pm.  Just in case Tuesday night is cloudy, the observing evening will be moved to Wednesday. Check out the Riverwood or RASC web sites Tuesday afternoon for a GO/NO GO announcement. 

For more information visit the Riverwood web site .  Please pre-register by calling 905-279-5878 or email info@TheRiverwoodConservancy.com  Here are directions to Riverwood.  See you there!

Riverwood is a GO for Tuesday night - weather looks good!! 

 Telescopes at a Riverwood star party are illuminated by red lights as visitors observe the Moon. 

Telescopes at a Riverwood star party are illuminated by red lights as visitors observe the Moon.