March 14 (2020) (Sat) – Kansas City (Strada Fantasma) – View the Stars Driving Tour, Winery Visit, Dinner, & Powell Observatory in Louisburg, KS, 2 PM-Late 🗓

March 14 (2020) (Sat) – Kansas City (Strada Fantasma) – View the Stars Driving Tour, Winery Visit, Dinner, & Powell Observatory in Louisburg, KS, 2 PM-Late. Contact Ron Rutter at citroencar@aol.com for details.

 

Join John Fitzgerald for a tour to the Powell Observatory to view the Universe. We will have a short tour drive to probably the Somerset Winery, go to Louisburg, KS for dinner, then out to the Powell Observatory where there will be the large telescope and a dozen or more smaller telescopes to view stars, planets, galaxies, and nebulas.

Contact Ron Rutter at citroencar@aol.com if you plan to attend so we will know to wait for you.

Powell Observatory is owned and operated by the Astronomical Society of Kansas City and staffed by volunteer ASKC members.

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Public Nights
The observatory is open to the public Saturday nights, May through October and for special astronomical events. Public programs include an educational presentation on an interesting astronomy topic, a tour of the night sky and viewing through the telescopes (weather permitting). See schedule for hours and details.

Requested Donation: 12 & Over: $8 | 5-11: $5 | Under 5: Free
Because the observatory is staffed by volunteers, we request a donation upon entry to help maintain and operate the observatory.

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