09/11/12 The Warsaw Astronomical Society will be conducting a public observing night hosted by Potawatomi Wildlife Park Saturday evening September 15th, 1 hour after dark. Observing is pending clear skies. Call ahead if partly cloudy.
Plan to attend and discover the Universe for yourself! Society members will be in attendance to share the night sky through telescopes of all sizes. Objects will include various constellations, and an array of other near and deep sky objects. Questions may be directed to the Potawatomi Wildlife Park director at (574)498-6550 or park@GetIntoNature.com.
About Potawatomi Wildlife Park: Potawatomi Wildlife Park is a free-admission 300+ acre park along the Tippecanoe River south of Bourbon, IN. It is in Marshall County, just over the Kosciusko County border. Coming from the north, the park entrance is located approximately 1/2 mile south of State Road 10 directly across from 17th Road. Coming from the south, the entrance is approximately 1/2 mile north of the Tippecanoe Bridge on State Road 331.
Recognized as Indiana’s first official dark-sky preserve, the property is a favorite site for amateur astronomers. The park is also open daily from sunrise to sunset for you to walk the trails and observe or study wildlife or learn about the historic features the park preserves.