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Over the moon about scopes?
International Observe the Moon Night this weekend
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As part of International Observe the Moon Night celebration, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 8 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville. International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event dedicated to encouraging people to ‘look up’ and take notice of Earth’s nearest neighbor, the moon. Every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events and activities that celebrate the moon

The event is sponsored by the Network of Educator Astronaut Teachers, and three telescopes will be available for use by the public. There is no charge, but they are first-come, first-serve. The moon and other interesting celestial objects will be observed.

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

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