Winter Star Parties and Astronomical Events

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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, the Studio B Astronomers discuss current astronomical events and a few celestial based functions happening in our area.

For the first time ever, The Southeast Ohio Astrological Society will be hosting a Star Party at The Ridges in Athens.

The Winter Solstice Star Party takes place December 21st and will feature a tour of The Ridges, a portable planetarium compliments of Hocking College, a talk entitled “The Star of Wonder” by Kathleen Covalt, a tour of the winter constellations with Tom O’Grady, “star crafts” for the kids, and a dozen telescopes for star gazing.

The night’s festivities begin at The Ridges Auditorium at 4pm. For more information on The Winter Solstice Star Party and the Southeast Ohio Astrological Society, visit www.athensastronomy.org