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Fall Astronomy Day, MAS 50th Anniversary, Apollo 17 50th Anniversary, International “Observe the Moon Night”

October 1, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT

Observatory opens at 1:00 pm. We will have our Lunar Module mockup of the Apollo 11 landing site set up all day – as a 50 year anniversary for the last Apollo flight to the Moon – Apollo 17.

  • 1:00 PM – Brief History of the MAS – Dave Falkner
  • 2:15 PM – ELO History Presentation – Steve Emert
  • 3:30 PM – The Moon and NASA – Laura Hammerbeck
  • 5-6:30 PM Supper –Reservations required (See below)
  • 7–8 PM – Carroll Iorg – President of the Astronomical League
  • 8:30–9 PM – Door Prize drawing – must be present to win.
  • 9:00 PM – Constellation Laser guided tour of the night sky – Ron Schmit
MAS celebrating 50 years

Join the MAS in celebrating our 50th year. The supper is being catered by Just North of Memphis BBQ  – cost $25 per person.  The menu includes:

  • Pulled beef or pulled chicken sandwiches
  • Cole slaw, baked beans,
  • Mac-n-cheese
  • Dessert: Peach bread pudding

Advance food reservation is requested: The MAS asks for you to pay for supper in advance by selecting the PayPal button below – print out or bring a receipt on your phone to get your BBQ.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org

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    October 1, 2022
    1:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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    Eagle Lake Observatory
    10775 County Road 33
    Norwood Young America, MN 55397 United States
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