Presented by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh (AAAP)
Wednesday, July 18th at 8:30 p.m.
(Rain or Cloudy Makeup Date: Wednesday, July 25th)
Bethel Park Public Library announces its third Library Star Party. The Amateur Astronomy Association of Pittsburgh will host the star party at the library on July 18th, with a rain or cloudy make-up date of July 25th. An astronomy presentation will begin at 8:30 pm. Majestic Jupiter will be located in the Southwest; with Saturn and its wonderful rings will be located in the Southeast. Venus will be setting in the West and may be visible before sinking behind buildings and trees. The Moon will be a Waxing crescent at 41% illuminated and 5 days old. Many craters, valleys and mountains should be clearly visible. Other galaxies, nebulas and stars can also be viewed. Bring your binoculars if you have them, as many objects can be viewed in the evening sky.