Twin City Amateur Astronomers, Jupiter & the Galilean moons at Sugar
Grove Nature Center
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[February 21, 2013]
The first public astronomy viewing session of the year at Sugar
Grove Nature Center will be on March 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Join the
Twin City Amateur Astronomers as they explore the stars and other
prominent sky objects.
The March session will focus on Jupiter and the Galilean moons -- a
large planet with large moons. Jupiter, the king of our solar
system, keeps many secrets and holds many surprises in his lofty
The presentation will be followed by a sky tour using a
laser pointer and telescope viewing.
The program will be canceled in the event of active rain. If the
night is cloudy or overcast, only the presentation will be given and
tours of the Sugar Grove Observatory will be available.
The program is free and no registration is required.
For additional information, visit
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Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in historic Funks Grove,
just south of Bloomington-Normal, off Old Route 66. For a map and
directions, membership and program information, visit
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