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International Astronomy Day

Presented by Astronomical Society of Southern New England, Inc. at Barrington Town Hall Lawn, Barrington RI

Apr 29 2017
International Astronomy Day

The Barrington Recreation Department and The Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) are co-hosting a FREE day of family fun, education and amazement.

At 1:30PM until 5:30 PM, about a dozen telescopes specially filtered to allow views of our own star—The Sun—will be set up on the Barrington Town Hall Lawn that borders County Road (RI Route 114). Children accompanied by their parents are welcome to look at sunspots (if they appear, Solar Weather is as unpredictable as Earth

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The public is reminded that this is a weather-dependent event and there is no rain date. If it is partly cloudy the event will go on. If it is overcast, or raining, it will not. The public is invited to go to ASSNE’s webpage  to see if the event has been cancelled. A cancellation notice should appear shortly after noon.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Barrington Town Hall Lawn

283 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806

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