Astronomy and Astrophysics

The Skywatchers Club from NASA Langley wants to show you the moon

The Skywatchers Club from NASA Langley wants to show you the moon

How many times have you stared at the sky as it was illuminated by the moon and stars? Saturday you’ll be able to get a new look at this familiar sight.

The Skywatchers Club from NASA Langley will set up telescopes in New Quarter Park to help the public get up close and personal with celestial objects.

“The moon will be very prominent that night, Mars will be visible, there are star clusters that people can take a look at,” said Paul Tartabini, president of the Skywatchers Club.

Up to 10 club members will be in the park that night with their telescopes.

“The main reason we do it is to share our love of astronomy and the sky with the public,” Tartabini said....

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