Public Star Party - Friday, July 14, 2017
Description: Public star party -- dusk until 11 p.m.

Please join the Salt Lake Astronomical Society volunteers as they set up their telescopes and invite the public to enjoy the view.

If you've never been to a star party, here are some tips:

* Star parties are informal events (it is a party!). Please feel free to approach any telescope operator and ask what they are observing. Join in on the fun and introduce yourself to others.

* Taking a picture of what you see in a telescope with your cell phone is just about impossible. Also, the device may damage expensive eyepieces if it touches or scrapes the surface. Along with the bright lights phones produce, it is a good idea to keep the mobile devices stowed away.

* Families are encouraged to attend.
Location: Wheeler Farm, 6351 S. 900 East, Salt Lake County

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