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As part of worldwide celebrations commemorating the flight of Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, on April 12, 1961, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. Friday at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville.

At least three telescopes will allow the public to observe Jupiter and its moons, Saturn and its rings, and other interesting astronomical objects.

Contact Frank Lock at or 941-475-1578 for more information.