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Star Party

Join us for a star gazing and astronomy program with the Albuquerque Astronomical Society.


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Apr 25, 2015
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120


Discover the wonderful worlds above us.

The City of Albuquerque and The Albuquerque Astronomical Society (TAAS) are pleased to be co-hosting a public star party. 

Hear a special presentation by Tom Prettyman, a co-investigator on the NASA Dawn mission and team lead for Dawn’s Gamma Ray and Neutron Detector (GRaND).


  • 6 p.m. - Telecope set up on the patio
  • 7 p.m. - "Vesta in Perspective; First Glimpses of Ceres" presentation by Tom Prettyman in Kiva Room
  • 9 p.m. - Green laser guided constellation tour

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Arrive early to park and become accustomed to the dark.

Please use only red flashlights and headlamps to preserve night vision.

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