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Sidewalk Astronomy at Sarasota’s Riverview High!
November 2, 2019 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm
This will be your last chance to see Saturn’s rings until Sept 2020! The Local Group of Deep Sky Observers’ very popular series of Sidewalk Astronomy! WEATHER PERMITTING: on Sat, Nov 2, 2019, starting at 6:45 p.m., and continuing until at least 10:00 p.m., the group members will set up high-quality telescopes for public viewing at Sarasota’s Riverview High School.
Located at 1 Ram Way in Sarasota (just off Proctor Road, about three-quarters of a mile east of US 41), the telescopes will be set up on the sidewalk surrounding the school’s Science Center/Planetarium.
The main observing highlight of the evening will be your final opportunity to view Saturn’s beautiful rings at a Sidewalk Astronomy event until Sept. 2020. In addition, the planets Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune will be viewable that evening, and close-up details of the waxing crescent Moon as well as a number of other deep-sky objects will be featured in our amazing telescopes. MORE INFO