Observing the Night Sky In-Person
Michael Corvese, a member of Skyscrapers, Inc., will share tips for viewing the night sky using the naked eye, binoculars, and a telescope.
Michael will discuss getting started in astronomy from basic naked eye observing to the use of optical aids such as binoculars and telescopes, including a demo using the library's Orion StarBlast telescope. Michael will also talk about some handy astronomy software that can aid in learning about the night sky and some easy to find objects that are visible in the current night sky plus tips for observing the upcoming solar eclipse on October 14, 2023.
Participants will receive a free giveaway.
Held indoors in the Friends Program room. This is a family friendly, all ages program. Please register below.
Michael Corvese has been looking up for about 40 years and is now able to pursue amateur astronomy more vigorously since retirement. Starting with a planisphere, field guide, naked eyes, and binoculars, Michael thoroughly learned the night sky before moving on to telescopes. He is a member of the Executive Board of Directors at Skyscrapers Inc., recently led a Lunar Observing Program for the membership, and is currently working on a Double Star Observing Program.
- Tuesday, October 10, 2023
- 6:00pm - 7:00pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- The Friends Room