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CTAS PUBLIC STAR PARTY

 

 

 Central Texas Astronomical Society (CTAS) will have a Star Viewing Parties for the general public and members. CTAS members will be at The Wetlands (outside Waco), on Saturday. Bring out any telescopes you have or just enjoy those set up by CTAS members. Please check this site for directions and more information on CTAS and this event. 
If this event is cancelled due to weather, a cancellation notice will be posted by 6 PM on the CTAS website: http://www.centexastronomy.org/.  Please bring a small flashlight and dress for the weather. http://www.centexastronomy.org/  for more information on CTAS and directions to the viewing sites..

 

Contact Information:
Dave Eisfeldt 
Waco Star Parties Coordinator 

 Unless otherwise noted, monthly star parties are at the Lake Waco Wetlands ("WW") at 1752 Eichelberger Crossing Road. 

  

Directions: From Interstate 35 take the Exit 330 and proceed west (toward Meridian) on Hwy. 6/Loop 340. Continue for approximately ten miles to the intersection of Hwy 6 & FM 185. Turn right onto FM 185 and continue 0.6 miles then turn left on Eichelberger Crossing Road. The Lake Waco Wetlands Research and Education Center will be 1.6 miles on your right at 1752 Eichelberger Crossing Road.  [Click below for a map.
 

 

Want some ideas for objects to observe?  Go to the Public Viewing Lists in our Documents Section and select the current month. 

 

Want to know more? Click on these links:
 
   
Map to Waco Wetlands
     Sky Tips     to get the most out of our public star parties

 

Also you may contact:
Dave Eisfeldt 
email jde209@netzero.net

Waco Wetlands  --  Latitude: N 31 deg 36 min      Longitude: W 97 deg 18 min

 

 

 

Central Texas Astronomical Society

Wetlands Star Party

2014 Schedule

Date

Event

Start Time

End Time

No event

February 22

Waco Wetlands

6:30 pm

9:30 pm

March 22

Waco Wetlands

 

7:30 pm

9:30 pm

April 19

Waco Wetlands

 

8:00 pm

11:00 pm

May 24

Waco Wetlands

 

8:30 pm

11:00 pm

June 21

Waco Wetlands

 

8:30 pm

11:00 pm

July 19

Waco Wetlands

 

8:30 pm

11:00 pm

Aug 16

Waco Wetlands

 

8:30 pm

11:00 pm

Sept 20

Waco Wetlands

 

7:30 pm

10:30 pm

Oct 18

Waco Wetlands

 

7:00 pm

10:00 pm

Nov 15

Waco Wetlands

 

5:30 pm

8:30 pm

Dec 13

Waco
Wetlands

5:30 pm

8:30 pm