The Von Braun Astronomical Society held its annual Astronomy Day at the VBAS facilities in Monte Sano State Park in Huntsville on Saturday, October 22 from 1-10 pm. The event included family fun activities hosted by local science groups, planetarium shows and telescope observing. Planetarium shows allowed guests to view the night sky indoors, while special solar telescopes outside offered views of sunspots and solar flares. Former NASA Astronaut Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson (CAPT, USN Ret.), gave a presentation inside the planetarium. Enjoy a gallery of photos below of the day’s events.
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