Backyard Astronomy Program: Scanning the November Skies with the Library's Telescope

Family Event
Image of stars in the night sky
Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

Backyard Astronomy Program Using the Library’s Telescope 


     The Southwick Public Library received a grant from Shurtleff Children’s Services, Inc. to purchase a telescope through the Aldrich Astronomical Society Library Telescope Program. On November 21st , at 6:30 p.m. members of the Aldrich Astronomical Society will present a family friendly PowerPoint presentation on how to use the library’s telescope using a technique called star hopping. Spacey door prizes will be offered for children, along with outside viewing on two telescopes for all, weather permitting.