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You’re invited to a Star Party


July 27, 2016

HUGUENOT, NY — The Town of Deerpark Museum committee will hold an event titled “Star Party,” a guided trip through our galaxy, on Thursday, August 11. The festivities, complete with refreshments, will begin at 8 p.m. at the Harriet Space Park, Route 209.

William Istone, adjunct professor of science and engineering at SUNY Orange, will provide the narrative. Weather permitting, the group should be able to see Mars, Saturn, and possibly Jupiter as well as star clusters, galaxies, nebula and the Perseid meteor show.

Istone will provide a limited number of telescopes. You are urged to bring your own telescope or binoculars, if possible. Also bring a blanket or chair and some snacks. Admission is free. For more information call the Town of Deerpark Museum, 845/856-2702 or 672-3016.