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Dark Night set for Saturday in WR

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By The Staff

The Pajarito Astronomers will be holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night on Saturday at Spirio Soccer Field, located at Overlook Park in White Rock.
The Dark Night will bet at sunset, which is approximately 6:30 p.m.
The Pajarito Astronomers said the public is invited, weather permitting, to view the skies through the telescopes which will be set up for the event.
According to the Astronomers, the planets Mercury, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune should all be visible, and possibly some Orionid meteors throughout the evening.
Also planned for the Dark Night is a tour of the summer and fall constellations, the Milky Way, and telescopic views of double stars, clusters and other celestial bodies.
Viewing will end before midnight.
For more information about the Dark Night, you can call 662-3252.