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Astronomy: Photography: Jupiter

Event Date:Saturday, January 12, 2013
Event Time:10:00 PM - 11:45 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 Observatory features a photography program each month where anyone with a 35mm single-lens reflex camera (that's a camera with a removable lens) can take celestial photographs using the Observatory's telescope as a giant telephoto lens. At 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12 and again on Saturday, March 16, the photography program will feature the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter. On Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10 p.m. the astrophotography program will focus on the beautiful Orion nebula. Then, on Saturday, April 20 at 10:30 p.m. the first quarter moon will be the subject of the photography program.

$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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