The Wickenburg Astronomy Group will have a free public telescope viewing session on Saturday night, Feb. 17 at the Sophie’s Flat campground.
Proceed up El Recreo Dr./Constellation Rd for three miles and turn left at Sophie’s Flat trailhead/Bluetank Rd.
Drive a further 1.4 miles to the viewing session set up in a parking lot on the right side.
Sunset is at 6:15 p.m. Viewing will begin around 6:45 p.m. Signs will be posted along the way. Participants should plan to bring warm clothes and a folding chair. Viewers will also find a restroom on site for your convenience.
The starparty will be cancelled if the weather is cloudy. Note that all instruments are set up at sundown.