Rose City Astronomers Schedule Monthly Viewings at Haggart Observatory

 The Rose City Astronomers will offer monthly public sky viewings at the Haggart Observatory on the campus of Clackamas Community College. The viewings begin around sunset and continue until about 11 p.m., weather permitting.

The Haggart Observatory, located at the Environmental Learning Center at CCC, offers views of the night skies through 24-inch and 13-inch Newtonian reflector telescopes. Viewings are free during the astronomy club’s Public Nights.

The Public Night viewing schedule for 2013 is as follows:

February 9

March 16

April 6

May 18

June 22

July 6

August 3

September 14

October 26

November 30

December 28

 

Space in the observatory is limited, and viewers may at times have to wait to look through the telescope. If the weather is uncertain during the day of the event, call 503-594-6044 after 3 p.m. for a recorded message announcing if the viewing will be held or canceled.

For more information, contact Diana Fredlund, Rose City Astronomers media director, media@rosecityastronomers.

Contact the Public Affairs Office

Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

Email us: publicaffairs@clackamas.edu

Call us: 503-594-6000

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