Hobbs State Park Presents ‘Navigating Tonight’s Sky’

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by Shannon Cay


ROGERS, Ark. – The Sugar Creek Astronomical Society and the Photographic Society of North West Arkansas are teaming to present “Navigating Tonight’s Sky” at Hobbs State Park on Saturday, February 6th.

Officials with park say these two groups will show people what they are looking at in the night sky, while also giving instruction on how to take picture of it. According to the astronomic society’s president, Orion will be high in the sky this Saturday, along with a rare, supergiant red star.

High powered telescopes will be provided.

However, the two groups say people will need to bring their own cameras, a chair, and a flashlight covered with a red cloth or a balloon.

The night’s event will start at 5:30 p.m. this Saturday

What to bring:

– Camera with Manual Settings

– Tripod

– cable release

– Flashlight (with red cover)

– Folding Chair

-Star Chart

Where is Hobbs:

– The Visitors Center is on Highway 12, just east of the war eagle road intersection


– 5:30


-Free and open to the public


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