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Explore the Night Sky

  • 12861 Galm Road San Antonio, TX, 78254 United States (map)

Explore the night sky with the San Antonio Astronomical Association on Saturday. View Mars, Jupiter and its moons, constellations, star clusters, nebula, galaxies, and much more. You can also learn the basics of telescope operation. BYO telescope or binoculars, or enjoy the sights from one of the SAAA’s telescopes. Please arrive by 8:00 PM.  No pets please. Park in Parking Lot A and walk the short distance to Parking Lot C where the telescopes will be set up. Dress for the weather. Bring water, a snack if you like, and your own flashlight with a red lens cover. Open to ages 12 and older; participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Reservations are not required. Natural Areas entrance fees apply. For information email or call (210) 688-9055; ext 2009.  IMPORTANT INFO: Since this program begins after hours, be sure to self-register as you enter the Natural Area. Instructions are posted to the right of the Fee Booth. You will need correct change: $6 per adult (13 years or older), or enter your annual Texas State Parks pass number on the appropriate line of the self-pay envelope.

Registration is not required for this event.

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