September 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Robert Ferguson Observatory
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

The Robert Ferguson Observatory will host “Bring Your Own Binoculars and Chairs” on September 17, 2020, 8:00 PM. A small number of guests will be treated to a laser guided tour of the constellations and interesting objects visible with binoculars, such as binary stars, star clusters, nebula, Jupiter and its moons. Chairs and blankets are highly recommended.

The program begin promptly at 8:00 PM. Allow generous time to arrive, park, gear up and settle in!

Please note that this is an outdoor event only. The observatory building and its telescopes will NOT be open.

We will be following strict COVID-19 precautions. Guests are required to wear masks and observe proper social distancing from other family groups. Individuals exhibiting symptoms such as coughing, sneezing and fever, have tested positive or have been exposed to others who have tested positive, should not attend. All events, while scheduled, are subject to change in accordance with COVID-19 County and State guidelines.

$25.00 per adult and $20.00 for seniors (62+) and under 18.

RFO is operated by the Valley of the Moon Observatory Association, a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization, and all of the proceeds will go towards maintaining this beloved Sonoma county institution.

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