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EDUCATION: Open Discussion Night hosted by The Custer Observatory
May 18 @ 8:00 pm$3 – $5
Ed Anderson, a member of the Astronomical Society of Long Island (ASLI) and of the Custer Institute, will be leading an open discussion. Come and ask questions about buying binoculars or telescopes. If you already have a telescope he can discuss using your telescope, eyepieces, Barlow lenses, filters and other things related to visual astronomy. He can also discuss how to find things in the sky. After the presentation, if the weather is clear, Ed will open the ASLI dome on the grounds of Custer Observatory which houses a 14Ó Meade LX200 computerized telescope. Weather permitting, Custer Observatory staff will also give tours of the night sky through the Zerochromat telescope in the main observatory dome and other powerful telescopes on site. Feel free to bring your own binoculars or telescope to look through or just enjoy the view from ours! Suggested donation: $5 Adults, $3 Children under 12.