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TriState Astronomers group to observe moon at battlefield

September 03, 2010

TriState Astronomers will meet at Antietam National Battlefield's Visitors Center on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 7 to 11 p.m. to observe the moon on International Observe the Moon Night.

Multiple telescopes will be set up, but feel free to bring your own binoculars.

International Observe the Moon Night is an outreach event dedicated to engaging the lunar science and education community, amateur astronomers, space enthusiasts and the public in annual lunar observation campaigns that share the excitement of lunar science and exploration.

This event will be canceled if it is cloudy.

Note: There are no restroom facilities available at the park during this event.

For more information, call Dan at 301-988-9828, or go to http://www.tristateastronomers.org.

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