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Tucson Star Party Feb. 3 at East Campus

Pima’s East Campus is the site of the Tucson Star Party, presented by Astronomy Magazine and Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association.

The event features astronomy talks, solar observing and evening stargazing. The schedule is, weather permitting:

  • 1-3 p.m.: Satellite Radio demonstrations, observatory area
  • 1:30 p.m.: “2023 & 2024 Annular & Total Solar Eclipses” talk by Michael Bakich
  • 1:30-5:30 p.m.: Indoor Talks, Room M5-102 observatory area
  • 2-5 p.m.: Solar Observing, observatories
  • 2:30 p.m.: “The Grand Canyon of the Sky” talk by Alan Goldstein, correlating distance objects in the sky with the history of life on the Earth
  • 3:30 p.m.: “Astronomy magazine – Astronomy and the Civil War” talk by David J Eicher
  • 4:30 p.m. “Legacy of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 – 30 Years Later” talk by  David Levy
  • 5:30 p.m.: Planet Walk and Tour
  • 6:30-9 p.m.: Telescope Viewing, observatories
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