WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. — Discover the wonders of star and planet gazing. Astronomy experts Jay Lawson and Adam Kremers will set up high powered telescopes to view the moons of Jupiter, the Milky Way galaxy and many other fascinating objects in the night sky from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday. The event is open to the public. There is no charge for the program, but there is a $7 per vehicle entry fee. Nevada residents receive a $2 discount.
Washoe Lake State Park is 18 miles south of Reno and 5 miles north of Carson City. Travel on U.S. 395, take the East Lake Boulevard exit 44 and travel about 3 and a half miles on East Lake Boulevard to the park entrance. Participants will meet at the overflow boat area.
This program may be cancelled if skies are overcast. Spring evenings can be cool so a jacket is recommended. For more information, visit www.parks.nv.gov.