7:30 p.m. –11 p.m (Attendees may leave earlier if needed)
Location: KLT’s Dance Nature Sanctuary, Lakefield, Selwyn
Rain or shine event: No, rain/cloud date is September 16
Members of the Peterborough Astronomical Association (PAA), a group of amateur astronomers from Peterborough and the surrounding area, will provide a brief presentation at 8 p.m. The presentation will be followed by an informal opportunity to observe the setting up of a variety of different telescopes and for those attending to observe a diverse variety of celestial objects through those telescopes. These include planets, star clusters, globular clusters, galaxies, double stars, and many more.
PAA Members will be happy to answer questions about their equipment and about the objects visible in the night sky. If the weather is rainy or too cloudy, registrants will be notified the event will be postponed to the rain date (September 16).
Facilitators: Members of the Peterborough Astronomical Association (PAA)