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Full Moon Hike (Pinnacle Peak Park)
Calendar: PAS Public Event Calendar
Event Posted By: Terri Finch  
12-12-2019 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Dec 12 (yes there are two of these planned in a row)
Full Moon Hike (Pinnacle Peak Park)
RVSP required. Max 30 participants
Notes: at sunset we hike up to GrandView, and Mark gives a talk about the night sky, the Moon, shows constellations with his laser, discusses what's new in astronomy. Then we hike back down by moonlight.

5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12

You must RSVP through link above. This is not a PAS event but Mark Johnston, PAS Member, is providing the Sky tour. Please enjoy!
Free Telescope Workshop at PVCC Main Campus in G-147
Calendar: PAS Public Event Calendar
Event Posted By: Terri Finch  
12-12-2019 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Location: PVCC G-147
Indoors and Outdoors
Time: 7pm to 9:30pm

If weather is wet, rainy, or windy, this event is canceled. Also, if no Telescope Teachers are available, this event is cancelled.

Come learn how to use your telescope in a lit room, in G-147
and then go outdoors to the Telescope dome and set up and use your scope in the evening hours, too.

RSVP is Required to be sure there is a Telescope Teacher available to assist you. RSVP your attendance below or by emailing Events@PASAZ.ORG
1) Please include the make and model number of your telescope & the number in your party.
2) If you are attending to find out what telescope to purchase, let me know, when you RSVP.
3) When you RSVP, please include the date or location of the telescope workshop you wish to attend. We sometimes hold several workshops a month. And Seating is limited in all workshop locations.

After you RSVP, if you need to cancel your attendance, please be courteous and drop Terri another Email to say you can not attend. The Telescope Team waits up to 30 minutes before the end of the event, before we give up on an RSVP and go home. If you can let us know ahead of time you are not making it to your class, this info is very appreciated.

A question I keep getting about these telescope workshops:
Will a telescope be provided if we donít already have one?
NO. This class has 2 purposes....
1) Teach you how to use and enjoy the telescope you already own.
2) Advise of what telescope fits your needs, and help you find a good deal/sale on the purchase of your new telescope - this is advice only.

This event is FREE & Open to the Public.
Bring the whole family.

No Public RSVP's or bad weather can and most of the time, will cancel this event.

Everyone attending - Telescope Instructors and
Students, please RSVP

Volunteers needed indoors and outdoors for this event.

Instruction can be 1 on 1 or take advantage of
several instructors as that way you get a better
idea of how to work your telescope.

Telescope Teachers: Please RSVP below.

PAS holds 1 Free Telescope Workshop per month. If you can not attend this one, please RSVP to attend the next one. See this list for upcoming FREE Telescope Workshops:

Discussion about this event can be found in this Forum link:

Can't attend this event? We have more events like this listed at this link:

PVCC is at 18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ
Paradise Community College

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RSVP'd Yes: 2
  • Terri Finch [10-01-2019 12:32 PM] - Pending Class attendees, William & Terri plan to be at this event.
  • Stuart Brackney [11-12-2019 11:56 AM] - As a helper and observer
RSVP'd No: 1
  • Mark Johnston [11-13-2019 11:45 AM] - doing a full moon hike at Pinnacle Peak
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