Fall Astronomy Day, Apollo 17 50th Anniversary, International “Observe The Moon Night”
Saturday October 1st
Observatory opens at 1pm. We will have our Lunar Module mockup of the Apollo 11 landing site set up all – as a 50 year anniversary for the last Apollo flight to the Moon – Apollo 17
1:00 PM – Brief History of the MAS – Dave Falkner
2:15 PM – ELO History Presentation – Steve Emert
3:30 PM – Observe The Moon: Things Are Looking Up – Laura Hammerbeck
5-6:30 PM Supper – reservations required (See below)
7–8 PM – Carroll Iorg, President of the Astronomical League
8:30–9 PM – Door Prize Drawing – Must be present to win
9 PM – Constellation Laser Guided tour of the night sky – Ron Schmit
This is a free event to attend put on by MAS and its many volunteers.
Eagle Lake Observatory @ Baylor Regional Park, Norwood Young America.
Optional dinner event by Just North of Memphis BBQ.
Registration is live with menu and payment details ($25 per person) online as well.
Pulled beef or pulled chicken sandwiches
Cole slaw, baked beans,
Mac n cheese
Dessert: Peach bread pudding