The Spring 2016 edition of the NPO newsletter has been posted . . .
The Spring 2016 edition of the NPO newsletter has been posted to the web site.
Last Updated (Friday, 04 March 2016 11:01)
Stars-N-Parks New Mexico State Parks program schedule for the Winter/Spring 2016
Welcome to the NPO calendar of events. Here we will list the schedules for events such as the Stars-N-Parks, meetings and celestial happenings. Check back often, as this page will be updated as soon as new events are scheduled. Park your pointer over a month to view special events for that month.
Winter/Spring 2016 NPO Stars n Parks Schedule
1: Saturday December 12th , 2015 CoR SP, SS 5:00 PM, PS 6:10 PM, PE 7:40 PM. Orion is rising in the east. Andromeda is near the zenith, The Milky Way runs from east to west. Matt Wilson presenting.
2: Saturday January 9th, City of Rocks SP, SS 5:16 PM, PS 6:26 PM, PE 8:00 PM, Orion is above the eastern horizon at program start, Andromeda Galaxy is in the west. Cetus crosses the meridian during the program. Presenter is TBA.
3: Saturday Feb 6th, Rock Hound SP SS 5:42 PM, PS, 6:52 PM, PE 8:20 PM, Canopus transits in the south during the program, Andromeda Galaxy is low in the west while Orion rises in the east. John Gilkison presenting.
4: Saturday March 5th, City of Rocks SP, SS 6:05 PM, PS 7:15 PM, PE 8:45 PM, the planet Jupiter is above the horizon at program start, Ursa Major is standing in its tail in the NE, Orion is past the meridian. Presenter is TBA.
5: Saturday April 2nd, Rock Hound SP, SS 7:24 PM, PS 8:35 PM, PE 10:05 PM, Jupiter is well up at program start, The spring constellations are prominent in the east as the winter constellations set in the west. John Gilkison presenting.
6: Saturday June 6th, City of Rocks, SP, SS 8:07 PM, PS 9:20 PM, PE 10:50 PM, Mars and Saturn are well up at program start, Jupiter is past the meridian. The Summer Milky Way is above the horizon by pro-gram end, Presenter is TBA.
Click for a map of City of Rocks SP and the Gene Simons Observatory