WATCH THE MOON RISE AND MORE: ASTRONOMY NIGHT ON MT. HELIX SEPT. 14

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By Miriam Raftery

 

September 3, 2019 (Mt. Helix) – The San Diego Astronomy Association will be setting up telescopes in Mt. Helix Park on September 14 starting at 6 p.m. for free astronomical viewings.  

“The SDAA looks forward to the annual Mt. Helix event. It is a unique venue and one dear to my heart, since I grew up in the shadow of that interesting mountain," says Dave Decker, San Diego Astronomy Association.

 

Park at the fire station at 10105 Vivera to take a free shuttle to the top of Mt. Helix, with lights turned off. Telescopes will be set up near the cross. If you are disabled and need assistance, call 619 741-4363.

 

Here are some the celestial sights you may observe:  a nearly full moon rising, bright planets including Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, the constellations Sagittarius, Scorpius, Pegasus, Andromeda, and Cygnus, the Andromeda Galaxy, nebulas and more. 

For additional information, visit www.MtHelixPark.org.