NEW MOON STAR PARTY
Presented by Montauk Observatory Astronomers
7:00 PM Friday, March 16, 2018
South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY 11932
To register, call SoFo at 631.537.9735
Montauk Observatory astronomers will set up their telescopes at the South Fork Natural History Museum (www.SoFo.org) in Bridgehampton this Friday night and give guided tours of the heavens to all who attend.
The New Moon Star Party will being with first a brief lecture about sky-watching, stargazing, sand general tips for observing. Then the viewing will being outdoors.
Feel free to bring and set up your own telescope or binoculars, even do some astrophotography. A chair or waterproof ground tarp/blanket is recommended if you plan to stay for a while.
The star party will not be held if the temperature falls below freezing, if it is snowing, raining, or if it is cloudy. On the day of the event, you may check viewing conditions on the Clear Sky Chart on Montauk Observatory's website (www.montaukobservatory.com/whatsup.cfm).
Refreshments will be available. The event is FREEE but donations are welcome.