StarWatch at Nockamixon State Park – Sat. July 30th 2016 – starts at dusk

Scorpius the Scorpion Come visit the giant Scorpion lurking at Nockamixon State Park! On Saturday July 30th The Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association will be at the Tohickon Boat Access Area hosting their second public StarWatch of the summer. Come find out where the scorpion is hiding in the cosmos and also see his two nearby friends, Saturn and Mars. As this will be a Moonless night in the early evening, you’ll be in for a treat of seeing some of the more distant objects in the dark skies of Nockamixon State Park. The program begins at dusk. Cloud/raindate is Saturday August 6th. Up to date information regarding the weather and postponement will be available on the website and our Facebook page. Map to the Tohickon Boat Access Area:

June 1: Deep sky visual observing

Would you like to improve and challenge your visual observing skills? Our June 1 meeting will focus on techniques and practical aspects of deep sky observing;  locating celestial showcase objects and so forth. The public is welcome to this and all monthly BMAA meetings; you don’t need to be a

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