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Grumblethorpe Citywide Star Party

April 26, 2019 7:30 PM - 10 PM
at Grumblethorpe

Friday April 26th from 7:30-10pm is the Grumblethorpe Historic House and Gardens Star Party with Caroline (Lina) Lucretia Herschel (1750-1848)  - the first salaried female in the history of astronomy in 1787, employed by King George III, and first woman to discover a comet, discovering a total of eight.
People all across the Delaware Valley turn their eyes to the skies for a one-night-only citywide celebration of the cosmos! Join your friends and neighbors to stare at the stars, contemplate the constellations, and be amazed by astronomy—right in your own backyard. Local astronomers will bring dozens of telescopes to 20+ stargazing sites across the region to educate and inspire us all to better understand our universe.  

FREE, no registration required

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