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Observatory solar viewing and star party


Robert Ferguson Observatory

Saturday September 8th 2018 - 87:00pm to

On Sept. 8, solar viewing runs 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Robert Ferguson Observatory. View Earth's closest star and learn about sunspots, prominences, flares and more. Observe with both visible light and radio telescopes. Free.

A Star Party starts at dusk (8 p.m.) when the Observatory's three main telescopes are open for viewing. Presentations on astronomical topics will be given throughout the evening. Additional telescopes will be set up in front of the building and friendly and knowledgeable docents are available to answer your questions. $3 at the door. Find out more at rfo.org.


Community Calendar

Rotary Club of Glen Ellen-Kenwood meeting
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Loss and resilience walk
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Jackie Speier at Sonoma Speaker Series
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Shoot for the stars at Ferguson Observatory
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Hike for Fitness
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Commemorate Jack’s death
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Emmaus Inclusive Community service and potluck supper
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Thanksgiving Break Day Camp
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Exploring genealogy at SIR #53
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Sugarloaf trail work
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