Amesbury Events Calendar
There are plenty of local events happening in the area, with things to do ranging from live music shows, to workshops and classes, to theater performances, to activities for kids, and much more! Learn about all the events happening, and take advantage of all that Amesbury, MA has to offer!
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Star Party at Battis Farm
March 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lake Gardner Improvement Association will be hosting a star party at Battis Farm
Tuesday March 21st. If it is cloudy the backup date is March 23rd. Please check the Facebook event *before* heading out as weather conditions are subject to change.
Among objects that will be observed with telescopes provided by the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club (www.nsaac.org) will be the Orion Nebula. About 1300 light years away, the Orion Nebula is an active star forming region with about new 700 stars in a grouping of over 2800 stars. Hubble pictures show active solar system formation as well around these newly formed (less than a few million years old) stars. We’ll also see other clusters such as the Hyades and Pleiades (no telescope needed) to father away ones such as M35 in Gemini. Other objects will include galaxies and multi-star systems.
Park in the parking lot and walk up the path past the community garden area. We’ll be set up over the top of the hill. Please, no flashlights in or near the observing area.
For more information please visit the Facebook event page.