The entire family is welcome to join NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Dana Eklund and the Sidewalk Astronomers as they show views of the Moon in homemade telescopes outside the library entrance. Learn about our Moon and solar system, upcoming NASA projects to explore the heavens, and find out how anyone can build their own homemade telescope using plywood and other common materials.
Weather permitting; please call Sylmar Branch Library at 818-367-6102 if it is cloudy after 4 pm. in the afternoon of the event. For more information, check out our websites: http://www.lapl.org/branches/sylmar
Dana Eklund and the Sidewalk Astronomers conduct astronomy programs at Sylmar Branch Library every first Quarter Moon from October through February. For a complete schedule of free star parties around Los Angeles check out the Sidewalk Astronomers' Webpage: www.sidewalkastronomers.us
Image courtesy Sidewalk Astronomers and Avenue 50 Studios.