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Astronomy Day 2010
Clay Center Observatory, 20 Newton St. Brookline
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 4:00 PM

Event submitted by Virginia Renehan

Annual Astronomy Day Celebration! This event is not to be missed.  Bring a telescope or not.  Just come join the fun!
  
Date: May 15, 2010
Time: 4:00-10:00 pm
Set-up: Begins at 2:30pm
Location: Clay Center Observatory, 20 Newton Street, Brookline.

Contact: Bob Phinney, bphinney@dexter.org
Information:  www.claycenter.org  

Details: PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE - THIS YEAR - MAY 15
4:00 - Outdoor events begin with rockets, kites, solar telescopes
5:00 - Indoor events run from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
7:00 - Indoor Kite Flying in the Hockey Rink 7-9 pm
8:00 - Sunset, night telescopes set up
8:30 - Viewing of crescent moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn, etc. until 10 pm
Telescope clinic - learn how to use, collimate, repair your telescope.
Free admission. Free Astronomy souvenir for first 300 children.

The Clay Center holds astronomy day events in collaboration with the Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston.
* Many different telescopes will be set up for you to see and use. Safely view the sun in the daytime, and see the planets and stars in the evening, weather permitting.

* Demonstrations, planetarium shows, LASER Light shows, rocketry, stunt kites, hands-on educational activities for all ages. GALILEO returns.

* Door Prizes - register for a chance to win the iOptron SmartStar-GR80 refractor telescope and more.

* Mike Cenci Food Canteen Truck from 4:30-7:30 pm.



When & Where?

Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 4:00 PM

Clay Center Observatory, 20 Newton St. Brookline


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