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“It is I who made the earth and created mankind upon it. My own hands stretched out the heavens; I marshaled their starry hosts.” – Isaiah 45:12
Please join us on Friday July 29, 2016 at 8:30pm for an evening under the stars. Come earlier at 7:00pm if you want to view the Sun from a Solar Telescope. Come see Mars, Jupiter and Saturn along with other astronomical objects (Weather Permitting).
- WHEN: Friday, July 29, beginning at 8:30pm (or come at 7:00pm if you would like to view the sun through a solar telescope)
- WHERE: Next to the Prestonwood Baptist Church pond in Plano, Texas. Address: 6801 W. Park Blvd. Plano, TX 75093 (Click here for a Google Map and directions).
- WHAT TO BRING: Invite all your friends and family! Bring your picnic blankets, lawn chairs, snacks, drinks, camera, telescopes, bug spray, etc…
Please check the PrestonwoodExamine.org or Day4.org website after 6pm on Friday to be sure the event is still on in case of cancelation due to cloud cover or inclement weather.
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- Why No One Under 20 Has Experienced a Day Without NASA at Mars June 22, 2017