Lynch to lead ‘Starwatch’ eventOn Friday, May 23, meteorologist Mike Lynch will present an outdoor program called “Minnesota Starwatch” at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
On Friday, May 23, Mike Lynch, a meteorologist with WCCO Radio who also writes a weekly stargazing column, will present an outdoor program called “Minnesota Starwatch” at 8:30 p.m. at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
Participants will get to know constellations such as “The Big Bear,” “Cassiopeia,” “Pegasus” and the stories behind them.
They will also have an opportunity to use large reflecting telescopes, including a 20-inch telescope that is among the largest in Minnesota.
Stargazers may wish to bring along a lawn chair or blanket.
Lake Elmo Park Reserve is located at the intersection of County Road 19 and County Road 10 in Lake Elmo. The program will be held at the swim pond.
This is a free program, although there is a $5 vehicle fee to enter the park.
For more information, call (651) 430-8370 or visit www.co.washington.mn.us.