The Warren Astronomical Society

Presents in conjunction with

Wolcott Mill Metropark

 

Astronomy Day 2003

Saturday, May 10, 2003

6:00 PM to Midnight

at

Camp Rotary in the Wolcott Mill Metropark

Home of Stargate Observatory

20505 29 Mile Road

Ray, Michigan

** 2 Miles East of Romeo Plank Rd. **

 

No Charge to Enter

For more information, call: (586) 447-2424 or (800) 477-3175

Or see the Warren Astronomical Society web page: www.boonhill.net/was

 

 

Stargate Observatory Tour Find out what is in an observatory!

 

Constellation Walk Learn about the constellations and star names

 

Telescope Observing - Look through a telescope. Our big telescope is over 10 feet tall!

 

Astrophotography - See what you need to photograph in the night sky.

 

Mirror Grinding - Help make a telescope mirror.

 

The Sun, Moon and Planets - Displays showing interesting facts about our solar system

 

Telescopes Facts to know when buying a telescope.

 

And More, fun for all ages.

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* Programs are outdoors Dress for the weather

In case of clouds, the observatory tour will still be held and a slide presentation and telescope discussion will occur indoors.

 

Make plans to see the Wolcott gristmill and the Wolcott farm (open 9 AM to 5 PM)

Wolcott Mill Metropark web site: www.metroparks.com/wolcottmill.html

 

For more information about the Warren Astronomical Society, write us at WAS P.O. Box 1505,

Warren, Mi. 48090-1505 or visit our Web site: www.boonhill.net/was