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Huge Public Star Party at Black Mountain Campus
Calendar: PAS Public Event Calendar
Event Posted By: Terri Finch  
02-28-2019 06:00 AM to 09:30 PM
Public Star Party at Black Mountain Campus
Whole event Time: 6pm to 9:30pm
Bring a Friend!
Bring the whole family.
Please RSVP with Terri to attend Events@pasaz.org.

Indoor activities start at 6pm.
Outdoor star party begins 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

Those PAS Members who are bringing telescopes, set up is 5:30pm.
Mike and I will have set up at 5pm indoors.

Please provide in your RSVP the number in your party, plus the date and description of the event you are attending. PAS has RSVP's come in 2-3 months in advance. I can assume you mean the next possible star party, or you can make sure I know which event you wish to RSVP for. Thank you.

Public attendance... RSVP's for public attendance can be emailed to Terri at Events@pasaz.org. Please include the date of the event and name of the event you wish to attend and the number in your party.
An auto response will be returned to you with an update about the event. The auto response will start going out on Friday Oct 27, with info about the weather and if the event is happening or canceled due to weather. It is highly recommended you RSVP through email to get this notice.

Activities may include:

* Mike, Meteorites Man - come touch and feel real meteorites.
* Viewing through our telescopes: Jupiter, Orion Nebula, Mars
* $5 Off Membership Drive

PVCC Black Mountain
34250 N. 60th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85266

More details can be read about in the PAS Forums:

The Public calls with their RSVP and asks these same questions almost every time.... so, i present the answers here.
1) This event is open to everyone. Come take a look through our high powered telescopes.
2) This event has the ability to be wheel chair friendly. However, you might not be able to see through a scope that is looking at an object closer to the horizon, if you can not stand up from your wheel chair for some of the scopes.
3) This event also starts when it gets dark enough to see something in the night sky, and ends at 9:45. The public does not have to attend at the start of the event, but they do have to leave at the end of the event. Come and go as you please.
Additional notes: I highly recommend that you look through each telescope at least 2 times during the evening, as the telescope operators will be moving to new objects as new objects become availble and the previous objects disappear from view.

PAS members are setting up 10-14 telescopes for your viewing pleasure. Please help us keep these events Admission FREE by following these rules.
a) Please NO White light in the observing area. If your phone rings, take the call away from the observing deck so that your white like will not affect other attendees night vision.
b) Please DO NOT touch the telescopes.

PAS Members please RSVP your attendance below.
A minimum of 1 scope and 1 public RSVP will
keep this event happening. RSVP today!
Public RSVP is by Email to Events@pasaz.org. Please include number in your party. Thanks.
This event is Weather Permitting. Bad Weather WILL cancel this event.

Here's the map of where to park on the campus to attend this event:
http://www.pasaz.org/forums/download...do=file&id=164

Can't make it to this event but wanna see a list of upcoming Fall and Spring events like this one? Here's the Upcoming Black Mountain Campus Star Party schedule for Fall 2017 into Spring 2018: http://www.pasaz.org/forums/showthread.php?t=1203

As of Nov 9, 2018:
RSVP'd Yes: 1
Rick Cunningham [Remove] [09-07-2018 11:26 AM] - 8" or 12"
RSVP'd Yes: 11
  • Terri Finch [11-09-2018 01:00 PM] - William & Terri plan to attend with PAS Table and activities for the attending kids.
  • Peter Turner [12-28-2018 02:15 PM] - 5" refractor or 12" Dob
  • Roger Anzini [01-02-2019 12:10 PM] - 16 inch dob
  • Ray Adams [02-05-2019 03:24 PM] - 10" dob
  • Sam Insana [02-07-2019 01:48 PM] - 8 inch reflector
  • Mike Marron [02-08-2019 04:32 PM] - meteorites & Ophelia
  • Charles Beaudrot [02-25-2019 08:14 AM] - No scope, maybe bino's.
  • Calvin Vance [02-25-2019 02:28 PM] - 6" Dob, 16x70 Binoculars.
  • Mike Cawley [02-26-2019 06:01 AM] - 8" SCT
  • Stuart Brackney [02-26-2019 06:09 PM] - As a learner and of course helping where and when asked
  • Terry Woodbeck [02-27-2019 11:59 AM] - Sid and Terry are both attending. we do not have a scope yet.
RSVP'd Maybe: 3
  • Leah S [02-20-2019 04:13 PM] - I will only know closer to the event if I can come, but if so I will bring my 6" dob and 12x50 binoculars
  • Don Boyd [02-25-2019 12:51 PM] - I don't have a ride.
  • Ron Walker [02-25-2019 04:48 PM] - Just be there to get in the way or whatever you want.
RSVP'd No: 2
 
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