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Stargazer series

Event Date(s)

Begins: July 12, 2018 7:30 pm
Ends: July 12, 2018 9:30 pm

The universe’s best and brightest will be on display as the stargazer series continues at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach.

Dr. Jason Aufdenberg will be the tour guide on a celestial celebration at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12. Dr. Aufdenberg is an associate professor of physics and astronomy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and faculty adviser for the university’s Amateur Astronomy Club.

The program will begin in the library auditorium with basic instruction on how a telescope works, followed by a simulation using Starry Night software, of the Daytona Beach area summer sky. After a Q-and-A session, the program will move outside, where participants can view celestial objects.

Reservations are not required for this free event, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library. For more information, call Branch Manager Chabha Hocine at 386-257-6036, ext. 16309.

The library is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.