7:30 PM - Saturday, May 20, 2017
Join MTRP Trail Guide and amateur astronomer, George Varga, at the far end of the Kumeyaay Lake Campground's Day Use Parking Lot, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. A telescope will be available to view the nighttime sky! In consideration of others, no lanterns or white-light flashlights are permitted near the telescope. * Note: Cancelled if raining or cloudy.
The Moon will not rise until after the Star Party. Jupiter will be high, almost overhead. The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), Sunflower Galaxy (M63), Black-Eye Galaxy (M64) and Sombrero Galaxy (M104) are in good position for viewing.