PLACITAS SKIES! A COSMIC EXPERIENCE – AN ALL-DAY ASTRONOMY EVENT FOR ALL AGES


SATURDAY, JANUARY 28 – 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
PLACITAS LIBRARY – 453 HWY 165 – (Exit 242 from I-25, 4.5 miles to Library)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM – ACTIVITIES, PRESENTATIONS, AND SPECIAL SPEAKER
.  All-day events:
-Gnomon – Tracking the sun’s shadow with your own stone – Astronomer Tony Hull
-“Our Glorious Skies” – Collin Meeting Room; Exhibits on the coming 10/14/23 Annular Solar Eclipse and the Total Solar Eclipse in 2024
.  11:00 AM –  “Exploring the Universe” with Explora Science Center in the Grace Community Room
.  1:00 PM –  Solar Observing with TAAS solar telescopes until sunset at 5:30 PM
.  2:00 PM – “Seeing to the Beginning of Time – James Webb Space Telescope” – Talk by Astronomer Tony Hull

6:00-10:00 PM – Star Party with TAAS telescopes of all types and sizes – Green Laser-Guided Constellation
                                tour – Use only red lights on the observing field and dress for the weather!

Parking and restrooms available
Contacts:  Placitas Library – 505-867-3355 – www.placitaslibrary.com; The Albuquerque Astronomical
Society (TAAS) – pr@taas.org