Observing the Night Sky (for beginners)

Program Details

Explore the night sky this fall! Learn to identify major constellations, and enjoy views of Jupiter, Saturn, the Moon and other astronomical objects through a large telescope.  This course will meet once a week, for six weeks, to ensure access to clear skies. No background knowledge necessary, but a curiosity for the night sky is a must. 

If you have a participant under 18, the instructor will be in touch with you regarding participant expectations.** This class will be limited to a small number of participants. Everyone will need to wear masks, and follow recommendations for social distancing. 

For: Ages 6 and older
Days: Monday evenings *
Times: 8pm-9pm
Dates: September 21-October 26 (six sessions)
Fee: $75, non-residents add $10 (per person fee)
Location: Florence Recreation Fields (by pavilion)

*Monday Evenings* Classes are planned for Monday evenings, however it may change due to weather and viewing visibility.  If Monday isn't the best possibility, the instructor will try the next consecutive weekday.

**Participants under 18 - The instructor will be in touch with you to go over expectations for the class. Children can take the class without a participating parent if they can meet the expectations, (ie Behavior etc.) Depending on the age of the Child participant, parents can wait in the parking lot or drop off as long as the instructor has emergency contact information. Please contact the Rec Dept if you have more questions.

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