Schoonover Observatory celebrating Observe the Moon Night


Lima Astronomical Society International Observe the Moon Night: 6 p.m., Schoonover Observatory, 670 N. Jefferson St., Lima. Telescopes available for viewing moon, planets, objects.

LIMA — The Lima Astronomical Society will host Astronomy Day and International Observe the Moon Night beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Schoonover Observatory, 670 N. Jefferson St., Lima.

Members will have telescopes for a public viewing of the moon, planets and other objects.

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Saturday October 5th, 2019 is Astronomy Day and International Observe the Moon Night. In observance of these two events Schoonover Observatory will be open to the public at 6:00pm until the last person leaves.

Members of the Lima Astronomical Society will man telescopes for public viewing of the Moon, Planets, and selected Deep Sky Objects.

Programs on Astronomy will be shown in the meeting room during the events. Just about any topic visitors want can be shown.

Schoonover Observatory is also open on Friday October 4th, 2019 at 8:00pm for the regular meeting of the Lima Astronomical Society. A short business meeting will take place then a program on Astronomy. Viewing with the telescope will be weather permitting.

Members of the Lima Astronomical Society are all volunteers so we would like to inform the public, service clubs, businesses, and industry that we are a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt non-profit organization that is in need of donations and support so we may continue to educate the public and provided needed maintenance or upgrades to our services. We greatly appreciate any donations. You can contact Michael Ritchie, Vice-President at 419‐371-1289 or stargazer@woh.rr.com.

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Lima Astronomical Society International Observe the Moon Night: 6 p.m., Schoonover Observatory, 670 N. Jefferson St., Lima. Telescopes available for viewing moon, planets, objects.

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