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August 14, 2012

Boardwalk Astronomy

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Boardwalk Astronomy

Event Date:    July 3, 2012

Event Stages:  On the Boardwalk at 24th Street
Times: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm. FREE to Public

2012 Dates: July 3 –  July 31 – Aug 28 – Sept 25

At Boardwalk Astronomy astronomers bring night skies closer to visitors and residents of Virginia Beach along the boardwalk this summer!

Participants are offered telescopic views of the heavens which include visible planets, craters on the moon, passing satellites and space stations, and many interesting stars. Telescopes of various designs are available to look through, including some that are specifically designed to safely observe features on the sun. Learn to identify constellations you knew were up there, but always wondered where. Learn about the very latest discoveries from a host of spacecraft and satellites as well as the Hubble Space telescope with the ViewSpace presentation that will be on display.

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