Apr 09

April Outreach

Starlight: Secrets of the Stars

Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association (SAAA) along with the Ottawa County Parks, ,
is offering another in a series of Astronomy Programs and Sky Viewings on Friday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m.
This program begins at the Ottawa County Parks Nature Education Center
with a one hour indoor program followed by an outdoor viewing session (weather permitting).

The indoor program, held rain or shine, is titled Starlight: Secrets of the Stars.
The light from stars gives many clues as to the makeup, size, and age of stars.
Spectroscopes allow astronomers to reveal these star secrets and learn more about the universe.
For the outdoor viewing, telescopes will be provided. Bring a lawn chair, binoculars (if you have them), and dress to be outside.
There are no program fees and advance registration is not required.

Programs are for adults and older children.
Call 616-786-4847 for more information.
The Nature Education Center is located at Hemlock Crossing County Park in Port Sheldon Township.
From US 31, travel west on Croswell St. a short distance to
West Olive Rd.  Travel south on West Olive Rd. about 0.3 miles to the park entrance.
The Nature Education Center is located at the end of the park road.