July 5, 2009 (Borrego Springs)--Few celestial sights are as stunning as an August desert sky. On Saturday, August 15, famed astronomer and night sky photographer Dennis Mammana offers an evening of galactic viewing along the Milky Way.
Mammana invites guests to "witness some of the most magnificent scenery anywhere" from “the nearest of stars and glowing nebulae to the shattered remains of once mighty suns to our galaxy's most distant stellar clusters."
Choose from a package that includes an overnight stay at the Borrego Springs Resort, or a viewing-only program without hotel. Package at the Borrego Springs Resort includes: one night deluxe accommodations on August 15th, indoor slide program followed by naked-eye and telescope viewing (weather permitting), buffet dinner, transportation to viewing site, mini-flashlights, celestial party refreshments, taxes and gratuity.
For more information, visit: http://www.dennismammana.com/events/lectures.htm or call 888.826.7734 for reservations. The event is expected to fill up, so early reservations are recommended. http://www.borregospringsresort.com/featuredpromotions.asp
To read about Mammana’s most recent popular sky event there, check out this recent article by one of the participants: http://www.sandiegoinsidertours.com/blog/index.php/category/desert-life/
To view East County Magazine’s previous profile story about Mammana’s many accomplishments, please read: http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/?q=452_mammana.