Star Gazing @ MNP

Originally posted on July 15, 2015 @ 12:12 pm

The Astronomical Society of East Texas will present a STAR GAZING at the Mineola Nature Preserve on Friday, July 17. This is a free program and everyone is invited.  The activity begins a little before 10 PMand will end about 11PM. The location will be the amphitheater next to the pavilion. The program is a group exercise in identifying objects in the night sky that can be seen with binoculars or the naked eye (Naked eye astronomy).

This is a weather permitting program.  In the event of inclement weather or cloud cover, the program will be cancelled. A “CANCELLED” notice will be posted in the “Calendar” page of the Society’s website: on the date, a sign will be posted at the Preserve entrance and an announcement will be aired by radio station KMOO 99.9 Mineola by about 5pm.

Please keep an eye on the weather and dress appropriately for it.  We have had significant amounts of rain lately, so wear clothing to ward off the mosquitoes.  If you bring mosquito repellant, do not bring aerosols; use wipes instead.

For more information on this event and the Society, contact us at or text to 903-520-7338.

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