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Vernal Equinox Celebration



March 19, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Placitas Community Library
453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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(505) 867-3355

Placitas Community Library will celebrate the Vernal Equinox with astronomers Tony Hull and Steve Snider. Beginning around 10am you are invited to place stones marking the path of the sun’s shadow. The placing of stones to create this pattern will continue every 15 minutes throughout the day.

In cooperation with The Albuquerque Astronomical Society (TAAS), there will be opportunities to safely view our sun’s activity in the form of solar flares and sun spots.

At 2pm, Tony Hull will again speak about the James WEBB Space Telescope, this time with a focus on what we are seeing in the glorious images from the scope and what astronomy is learning about the universe.