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Solar viewing, star party at observatory


Robert Ferguson Observatory

Saturday October 6th 2018 - 11:00am to

On Oct. 6, free solar viewing runs 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Robert Ferguson Observatory at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. View Earth’s closest star and learn about sunspots, prominences, flares and more. Observe with both visible light and radio telescopes. Free.

A Star Party starts at dusk (8 p.m.) when the observatory’s three main telescopes are open for viewing. Presentations on astronomical topics will be given throughout the evening. Additional telescopes will be set up in front of the building and friendly and knowledgeable docents are available to answer your questions. $3 at the door. Find out more at rfo.org.


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Meditation retreat at Zen Center
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World Religions classes in Oakmont
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SIR #53 to hear about issues facing Santa Rosa
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Cal Alumni Club of Oakmont Annual Fall Dinner
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34th annual Sonoma County Art Trails
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Free bookmobile visits Kenwood
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Sugar Shuttle: Sugarloaf to Hood
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Honoring an ancient maple
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Walk into Fall
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