Astronomy: Reflections of the Moon2-day event: 11/28/2014 - 11/29/2014
Location: Lake Afton Observatory
Sunlight reflecting off the surface of the moon shows us craters, mountains, and smooth, dark maria. join us as we explore this harsh landscape through the Observatory's big telescope. We will also observe the two most distant planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune. This program will run Oct. 3-4, 31 Nov. 1, 7-8,28,29 Dec. 5-6.
The observatory is located about 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita on MacArthur Road at 247th Street West in Lake Afton County Park. It is immediately north of the lake, just off MacArthur Road. Lake Afton can be reached by any of the following routes: west from Wichita on U.S. 54 to the Lake Afton sign at Viola Road three miles past Goddard, then three miles south and one mile east; or southwest on K-42, seven miles to Schulte and nine miles west on MacArthur.
Cost: Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12; children under 6 are admitted free. There is also a special family rate where two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren get in for just $15.
For more information, call (316) 978-7827 or email email@example.com
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center of Science and Math Education.