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Discovery Center hosts astronomy night


Join amateur astronomer Jim White for an evening with the stars, at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, Saturday, March 29. The evening will start with a gourmet burger bar dinner at 6 p.m., followed by a Spring Stargazing presentation by Jim White at 7 p.m. If weather allows, there will be a telescope sky viewing at 7:30 p.m.

White will talk about the upcoming lunar eclipse on April 14-15, planets, and other celestial events.

The sun sets at 7:30 p.m., so White will bring his telescope along, and if skies are clear you will get a look at Jupiter in the southwest through a telescope after the presentation. Jupiter still reigns as the brightest object in the night sky, except for the moo...

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