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Astronomy: Telescope Fair at Lake Afton Public Observatory

Event Date:Saturday, November 17, 2012
Event Time:7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Lake Afton Observatory, 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita at MacArthur Rd. (39th St. S.) and 247th St. W. in Lake Afton County Park. It is immediately north of the lake, just off MacArthur Rd.

The Lake Afton Public Observatory and the Kansas Astronomical Observers will host a telescope fair 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Observatory. Members of the Kansas Astronomical Observers, the local astronomy club, will be setting up different types of telescopes and be available to discuss their advantages and disadvantages. So, for anyone that is considering buying a telescope as a holiday gift, this is an opportunity to talk to the experts and to see a variety of telescopes in the same place at the same time.

The Observatory will also be presenting its regularly scheduled program that evening, Universe of the 1920s – Deep Sky Theme.

$5 for adults
$3 for ages 6-12
Under six admitted free
Family Rate: Mom, Dad, and all their immediate children - $15
Please note that we are unable to accept credit or debit cards

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

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