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Public Star Party


Robert Ferguson Observatory

Saturday February 9th 2013 - 7:00pm to



On Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m., the Robert Ferguson Observatory’s (RFO) three main telescopes, plus many additional telescopes, will be open for viewing.

Ongoing presentations on astronomical topics will be given in the classroom and friendly, knowledgeable docents will be available to answer questions. Arrive before 11 p.m. to assure they stay open for you. Admission to RFO is $3 per adult (18 and older); under 18 are free.

There will also be Solar Observing available during the day on Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Solar telescopes are set up so you can safely look at and listen to our favorite star, the Sun. Solar viewing is free, but parking is $8.

RFO is located in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park at the end of Adobe Canyon Road in Kenwood. Call 833-6979, or go to www.rfo.org for more information.


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