Observe the moon at space center

DOWNEY - The public is invited to the Columbia Memorial Space Center this Saturday to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night, a public outreach event dedicated to lunar science and exploration.Institutions around the country will take part in the event to help engage community in lunar observation campaigns. The event is from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person and free for annual members. Visitors will have the opportunity to view the moon through telescopes and enjoy free giveaways. A special presentation titled "The Moon, Past and Present, on Your Desk and in Your Palm," will be provided by Emily Law of NASA/JPL starting at 8 p.m. For more information, call the space center at (562) 231-1200.

********** Published: September 20, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 23