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Lake Afton Public Observatory Presents: Bring Your Own Telescope

Event Date:Friday, August 16, 2013
Event Time:9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Location: Lake Afton Observatory

Members of the Kansas Astronomical Observers will be set up on the observing pad behind the observatory to help you learn how to use your telescope. They will also have some of their telescopes available for you to look at if you're looking for information on different types of telescopes. If you also decide to experience the program and exhibits offered inside the Observatory, you will need to pay regular admission.

$5 for adults
$3 for children ages 6-12
Children under 6 years old admitted free
$15 family rate: two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren

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, 7 miles to Schulte and nine miles west on MacArthur.

For more information, call 316-978-3991 or email robert.henry@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: Fairmount Center for Science and Mathematics Education

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