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View Saturn, Mars and Stars From the Sugar Pine Reservoir

This Saturday, August 4, local residents will have an opportunity to view planets, a comet and stars. as Local astronomers  including Don Machholz will be setting up telescopes at the Sugar Pine Reservoir Boat Launch Parking Lot, near Foresthill.
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The viewing is free and dependent upon the weather. Astronomers will be set up from 9:00 to 10:30 PM. this Saturday August 4th.
To get to the Sugar Pine Reservoir Boat Launch parking lot, take Foresthill Road through Foresthill and continue another 9 miles to the Sugar Pine Reservoir turnoff, which is to the left. Follow that for 5.7 miles to the Boat Launch parking lot, which is on your right.  The telescopes will be set up on the upper parking lot. Please park in the lower lot.
You can find information about all of these astronomy activities, and the 2012 schedule of future astronomy events, at www.thecomethunter.com   .

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