The public is invited to attend Stargazing: How to View the Night Sky on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol. Members of the Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association will be on hand to show participants how to use telescopes and binoculars to view the night sky. Those with their own personal telescope or binoculars are welcome to bring them to the event.
The BMAA is a group of amateur astronomers working together to improve astronomical knowledge and appreciation, as well as observational and astrophotography skills. Members are a varied group of individuals who share a curiosity about the sky, and who make themselves and their stargazing instruments available to promote public interest in astronomy.
This presentation is part of the NASA @ My Library education initiative to promote STEM learning opportunities throughout the nation. As one of 75 U.S. public libraries selected through a competitive application process to become a NASA @ My Library Partner, the library has received resources, training and support to lead STEM educational events in the community.
This free, rain-or-shine event is appropriate for ages 8 and up. Register by calling 215-788-7891 or visiting grundylibrary.org