Light Pollution and the Stars

Presented by: Paul Ricketts and Nomad Cafe & Retro RV Resort

Community, Science & Land, and Night Sky


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Description: Join the Director of the South Physics Observatory and Interpretive Specialist in Astronomy for the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Utah, Paul Ricketts, for a multimedia presentation and discussion on excess light at night including the latest science on light pollution, followed by a telescopic tour of southern Utah’s starry night sky.

Before Paul's astronomy presentation, The Nomad Cafe & Retro RV Resort will host an “Open Mic” from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM with good food, stories, music and more. Free and open to all!

Location:  The Nomad Cafe, 2150 N Hwy 89, Kanab (in back of the UDOT Vehicle Inspection Station a few miles north of Kanab)

Location: Nomad Cafe & Retro RV Resort

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