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Astronomical Observing
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
Museum in Washington, DC

Use the Observatory's safe solar telescopes to take a close-up look at our nearest star, the Sun. Learn about solar activity and its effects on Earth from knowledgeable staff and volunteers.

Accessibility: The terrace and Observatory dome are accessible. Viewing through the main telescope is fully accessible to all visitors with an extended eyepiece.

Schedules are subject to change and will be posted at Observatory entrance and at the Museum's Welcome Center. Viewings are dependent on clear weather.

Directions to the Museum in Washington, DC
Museum Floorplan

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