The Mineola Nature Preserve in conjunction with
The Astronomical Society of East Texas
a GEMINID METEOR SHOWER star party
at the Mineola Nature Preserve
on Wednesday, December 13th.
This is a free program and everyone is invited. The activity begins about 4:30 PM with Sunspot viewing. viewing of other celestial object begin after Sunset until Midnight. Try to arrive before dark so headlights will not interfer with viewings. The location will be at the EAST visitor’s parking lot North of the Pavilion, so park in the WEST parking lot. The Meteor will occur randomly during the evening and Peak after midnight and before dawn the next day.
This is a weather permitting program. In the event of inclement weather or cloud cover the 13th, we will try again on the 14th. Should these dates be overcast, the program will be cancelled. A “CANCELLED” notice will be posted in the “Calendar” page of the Society’s website: www.asetexas.org/calendar or our Facebook page on the date, a sign “NO STAR GAZING” will be posted at the Preserve entrance.
Please keep an eye on the weather and dress appropriately for it. Weather is cooler now but wear clothing to ward off stray mosquitoes. If you bring mosquito repellant, do not bring aerosols; use wipes instead.