OSWEGO, NY – The H Lee White Marine Museum, located in Oswegoâ€™s â€œHistoric Maritime District,â€ is pleased to announce â€œStargazers’ Nightâ€ at 8 p.m. on Oct. 15.
The museum and Treasure Chest Gift Shop will be open at 7:30 p.m. prior to the program.
Join us for a night of stargazing, featuring Dr. Scott Roby, associate professor of astronomy at SUNY Oswego.
He will present â€œThe History Of Our Constellationsâ€ as well as information on viewing of the night sky in our area.
Professional equipment will be available for closer viewing of the cosmos – observe the stars, planets and moon through these high-powered lenses.
â€œWe are so pleased to continue this program which would not be possible without the SUNY Oswegoâ€™s Earth Science Department. We have partnered on this program for nine years,â€ said Mercedes Niess, executive director.
As program size is limited, pre-reservation is required.
Participants must be age 12 and over.
Large groups cannot be accommodated.
A nominal $8 fee ($5 for museum members and students with valid ID) will include refreshments and admission to the museum.