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Observatory solar viewing and star party


Robert Ferguson Observatory

Saturday September 8th 2018 - 87:00pm to

On Sept. 8, solar viewing runs 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Robert Ferguson Observatory. 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.


Community Calendar

Quarryhill Fall Plant Sale
09/22/2018
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Learn about oaks, redwoods and climate
09/22/2018
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Forest therapy hike
09/22/2018
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Redwood Empire Food Bank’s Station 3990 food giveaway
09/22/2018
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Oakmont Farmers Market
09/22/2018
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Oakmont Sunday Symposium
09/23/2018
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Medicinal plant walk at Quarryhill
09/23/2018
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Harvest Moon hike
09/23/2018
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Emmaus Inclusive Community service and potluck supper
09/23/2018
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Oakmont Caregivers Group meeting
09/24/2018
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Sugarloaf Trail Crew volunteer day
09/27/2018
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