Radio astronomy, solar observing event


The York County Astronomical Society will host a free public radio astronomy and solar observing event, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the observatory in John C. Rudy County Park, main entrance.


Society member Kerry Smith will be present the program on radio astronomy, which is the study of unseen, radiated energy in the electromagnetic spectrum below visible light.

Society member, Mike Wenz, will conduct the viewing of the sun using a solar telescope and remote TV.

If the weather is questionable, call 717-759-9227 for notice of cancellation.

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