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Star Party at Westmont Observatory
Mar. 23rd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Squadron Star Party Westmont College Observatory
This is a free event for SBSPS Squadron members being hosted by Westmont faculty.
Telescopes and warm refreshments provided.
955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Friday, March 23, 7-9pm
We’ll see Venus in the west, a first quarter Moon and stars for our own private Star Party.
Westmont physics faculty Tom Whittemore and members of the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit
will open the observatory and bring telescopes to share. Bring the family!
Directions and Parking
From Cold Springs Road, take the first stone gate entrance to the college.
Follow the winding road and the signs to the Observatory.
Cross the creek and find parking spots on the right, across from the athletic field.
The dome is visible up the roadway.
Members may be dropped off at the observatory.
We’ll provide some folding chairs and warm refreshment. Dress warm!!
In case of inclement weather, we’ll cancel and send an email.