Super Moon observation celebration Aug. 29

August 25, 2015 - Supermoon

First Posted: 11:48 pm – Aug 24th, 2015 – Views

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HARTFORD — The Confluence Tower will have a Super Moon Viewing Party , from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29.

Join pledge astronomer Steve Sands 150 feet above belligerent during a tip turn of a Confluence Tower as he explains a wonders of Super Moon and either it will have an outcome on a Earth. The object sets during 7:34 p.m. so make certain to arrive in time to perspective a monumental beauty of a object environment over a connection of a Mississippi and Missouri stream waters from a tip turn of a Tower. Admission cost $5 per person. Cameras and telescopes are acquire during this event.

Sands is a member of a St. Louis Astronomical Society and has hosted several astronomy associated events during a Tower.

“The perspective from a Tower’s tip turn is only phenomenal,” pronounced Deanna Barnes, plan manager for a Village of Hartford. “With a miss of city lights opposition a view, we are intensely grateful for this opportunity. Steve is full of so most profitable believe and does a smashing pursuit of explaining what a Super Moon is exactly. Also, we have a Car Cruise In only before a Super Moon eventuality so we are unequivocally looking brazen to carrying a lot of people revisit us on Saturday.”

The Confluence Tower is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays by Saturdays and from 12 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Guided tours are accessible via a day.

Admission to a building cost $4 for adults; $3 for adults age 62 and older, active troops and veterans; $2 for children aged 12 and younger; and children age 2 and younger are free. Group rates are accessible for 12 or some-more people and reservations can be done by job a Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau during 618-465-6676.

For some-more information about a Confluence Tower and to get a full eventuality schedule, call 618-251-9101 or revisit a events page during

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