Head to Nielsen Observatory for some star-gazing

Head out to Nielsen Observatory at Lorain County Metro Parks’s Carlisle Reservation for free astronomy programs co-sponsored by Black River Astronomical Society.

An August Skies program is 10 p.m. to midnight Aug. 9 with a cloud date of Aug. 10, or 10 p.m. to midnight Aug. 30 with a cloud date of Aug. 31.

Two high-powered telescopes are available for star gazing.

No registration is required for this free program. For more information call 440-458-5121.

The Nielsen Observatory is across the road from an arena at an Equestrian Center at 13630 Diagonal Road in LaGrange, according www.metroparks.cc.

Photo credit: Metro Creative Connection

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