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The RRAS celebrates International Astronomy Day. Activities will include a solar walk, UV kids, crater making, and constructing a star chart. Special guest speaker Jim Greenhouse, director of Lodestar Planetarium will give a talk on the night sky starting at 8:30. Telescopes will provide views of the sun and other astronomical objects, weather permitting.

The event will be held at Rainbow Park Observatory and will start at 6:00 PM with solar telescope viewing until sunset.  Regular telescope viewing will be available thereafter, weather permitting.   Other listed activities will be held throughout the event.

Click Here for a Map to Rainbow Park Observatory