MORRISTOWN, NJ - Unity Charter School's PTO is hosting a Moon viewing for NASA's International Observe the Moon Night this Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm.  Members of the  commUNITY are invited to meet on the Lower Field to gaze at the moon.  Guests will also get a glimpse of the stars, Saturn and Jupiter.

The evening will begin at 5:30 pm.

Schedule:

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5:30 pm — 6:30 pm: Bring your own telescope for a clinic on How to Use Your Telescope! A representative from the Morris Museum Astronomical Society will be on hand to help you set up and learn how to use your telescope. (Located in the back parking lot of Unity Charter School.)

6:30 pm — 8:30 pm:  A representative from the Morris Museum Astronomical Society will discuss various theories of how the moon was formed and various features of the moon that are visible with the naked eye. Additional telescopes will be available so everyone has a chance to see the moon close up! (Located in the Lower Field of Unity Charter School.)

Telescopes will be available to use, but feel free to bring your own telescope or binoculars! There will also be hot cider and clementines for sale. Organizers are asking guest  to dress warm.

Unity Charter School is a tuition-free public elementary school (K-8) providing a holistic, student-centered learning experience, where academic excellence is infused with sustainability education and stewardship. Through a dynamic classroom approach, the school invites students to explore and assess real-life challenges in order to acquire a deeper knowledge of the world in which we live. Their passionate staff develops 21st-century leaders through exciting and engaging learning activities and actions.

To learn more about the school please schedule a visit at your convenience or join them for the Open House on December 4, 2019 at 9:00am or 7:00pm.

Website: https://unitycharterschool.org/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/UnityCharterSchool/