The Mineola Nature Preserve in conjunction with
The Astronomical Society of East Texas
a viewing of the Perseids Meteor Shower
at the Mineola Nature Preserve
on Sunday evening, August 12th, from dark until Midnight.
The location is the "East" parking lot. So park on the "West" side.
The event is free and open to all. You may want to bring either a blanket or reclining lawn chair and, if you have them, binoculars. Telescopes will be available to view other celestial objects also.
With respect for the recent weather and the possibility of mosquitoes, bring only repellent wipes-Please no sprays. Also no smoking is allowed.
You can also text to 903-520-7338.
Come, relax and look up to see the fiery glows of sand grains and peeble size "meteors" hitting the Earth's atmosphere at 90,000 miles per hour!