May 3-4, 40-11, 24-25, 31 9:00-11:00 p.m.
June 1, 7-8, 28-29 9:00-11:00 p.m.
July 5-6, 26-27 9:00-11:00 p.m.
August 2-3, 9-10, 23-24, 30-31 9:00-11:00 p.m.
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Life Story of a Star (WWW Tour) Exploring the Milky Way (WWW Tour)
Black holes cannot be seen. Even so, astronomers can learn about these
mysterious objects by observing things around them. Saturn, a supergiant star,
a binary star system, a globular star cluster and a distant galaxy will be observed during
this program as we explore some of the mysteries surrounding black holes.
The Lake Afton Public Observatory is open to the public every Friday and Saturday evening. From May through August, the Observatory's hours are from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m.