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GRAAA offers Public Observing Night on April 25
GRAAA offers Public Observing Night on April 25

The Grand Rapids Ametuer Astronomical Association invites the public on designated evenings from spring through the fall to experience the skies above.  A close-up of craters on the moon, the rings around Saturn and other night sky objects are possible to be seen through several large & fully equipped telescopes.

The first public observation night for the spring season is Saturday, April 25 from 9:30pm – 12:00am. This is an opportunity to see Jupiter, the Quarter Moon, along with clusters. The Spring – Fall Schedule is pictured below. Cost is $3 for adults, $2 for kids, 17 & under, under 5 & GRPM Members are Free.

Public Observing Night takes place at the James C. Veen Observatory located at 3308 Kissing Rock Ave. SE in Lowell Township.

Note: Parking area is at the bottom of a quarter mile uphill walk. Ask the parking lot attendant about available assistance. Public Observing Nights take place only when skies are clear on Saturday evening.

If conditions are unsure, visit: www.graaa.org or call (616)897-7065