Free Family Astronomy Field Day(Download schedule as PDF)
Saturday, August 25, 2018
3PM - Midnight
Pack your picnic basket, grab a blanket, and bring the whole family to New Jersey's premier site for public astronomy - the UACNJ observatories and lecture hall in Jenny Jump State Forest, Hope, NJ. There will be numerous events throughout the day followed by observing with our telescopes after dark.*
|3 to 7PM||Solar Telescope Observing|
|Member Club and Guest Exhibitors|
|3:00PM||Welcome: Ernie Kabert, Jenny Jump State Forest Supervisor|
|3:15PM||Lecture: CSI 178 A.D.: The Mystery of the Burning Moon with Lonny Buinis, RVCC|
|4:30PM||Lecture: The Earth From Space with Mark Shoengold, AAI|
|6:45PM||Lecture: New Discoveries in the Solar System with Michael Dean Lewis, NASA Ambassador|
|8:00PM||Lecture: A History of Solar System Exploration with Gary DeLeo, Lehigh Valley U.|
|9PM||Lidar demo, Gil Jeffer, NWJAA and NJIT|
|9PM to Midnight||Star Party|
Additional participants include:
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*Weather Permitting. Alcohol is prohibited at our facilities and in Jenny Jump State Forest. Dogs are welcome but must be leashed at all times.