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Exploring the Sky

September 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 5, 2022

Exploring the Sky is a joint public observing program between the National Capital Astronomers and the National Park Service. They supply the telescopes and you supply the eyes!

Meet in the field near Picnic Grove #13.

September 3, 8:00pm: 56% Moon; Planets Saturn and Jupiter; Globular Clusters M22, M4, Open Clusters M44 and M45
October 7, 7:30pm: 96% Moon; Planets Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter; Globular Clusters, Open Clusters M44 and M45
November 5, 7:00pm: 94% Moon; Planets Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn; Globular Clusters M13, M3, M15, M92, and M2;, Open Clusters M44 and M45


This program will be cancelled in the event of cloud cover or inclement weather.
More information can be found at capitalastronomers.org

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September 3
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Military Road Meadow
38.960282, -77.053175 DC