Star Party on the Prairie/Messier Marathon

Friday, March 16 | 7:30 pm | MSUM Regional Science Center

Join the MSUM Regional Science Center, Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Fargo-Moorhead Astronomy club in our first night sky event of the year. Highlights will include telescope viewing Mercury and Venus at the beginning of the evening and much fainter objects from a catalog compiled by Charles Messier in 1771. It includes stars, galaxies, nebulae and other objects.

Where: MSUM Regional Science Center (near Buffalo River State Park)
When: Tonight! 7:30PM – 11:00PM (maybe later if the weather cooperates)
Who: Anyone!
What: Look at the night sky through a variety of telescopes, large and small. Free hot chocolate in case you get cold!
Cost: Free
Special instructions: Dress warmly and wear sturdy shoes. There is still some snow near the pads where telescope will be set up.