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Prairie Sky / Star Party

April 13, 2019

Tandy Hills Prairie Sky/Star Party: Astronomy - Community Engagement

The free star-gazing events in cooperation with FW Astronomical Society, will take place on "selected" Saturdays when the night sky is most interesting. Occasional special events can be expected. Mark your calendars.

First Quarter Moon 2019

 Star Party (Saturdays)

Rain Dates

March 14 (Wed) March 16 Mar 23
April 12 (Fri) April 13 (Easter is April 21) Apr - NONE - Conflicts with Easter
May 11 (Sat) (Wed) May 11 (Mother’s Day is May 12)/td> May 18 Full Moon
June 9 (Sun) June 8 June 15 (June 16 is Father’s Day)
July 8 (Mon) July 6 July 13
Aug 7 (Wed) Aug 10 Aug 17
Sept 5 (Thu) Sept 7 Sept 14 Full Moon
Oct 5 (Sat) Oct 5 Oct 12 Almost Full Moon
Nov 4 (Mon) Nov 2 (Daylight Savings Time ends) Nov 9

After many years at the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, the well-attended, monthly public star parties presented by the Fort Worth Astronomical Society (FWAS) have moved to Tandy Hills Natural Area. Established in 1949, FWAS is one of the first adult amateur astronomy clubs formed in the country and one of the largest with more than 200 active members. FWAS Members will have several telescopes set up at Tandy Hills for viewing the night sky.

Free & open to the public. All ages welcome. Family/kid-friendly - No dogs - Coolers welcome - All events start 1 hour before dark - Event cancelled if the sky is cloudy

More details at the NASA website:

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