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Fort Wayne Astronomical Society, General Meeting Tuesday, April 21, 7:30pm, University of Saint Francis, Schouweiler Planetarium. The Public is welcome.
Program: Planetarium Program by Allen Pereis. "the Planets". Also, there will be a Flea Market Bizar Sale on Astronimical and other items fro
the estateof Chris Highlen. Proceeds will go to the Star*Quest Observatory fund.
The April Night Sky: The initial phase of the eclipse of the moon might be visible in northeast Indiana in morning twilight
April 4 if the sky is clear. Venus and Jupiter shine brightly in the April night sky. Venus can be seen in the western sky for about
three hours after sunset for most of the month. Watch for Jupiter high in the southern sky as darkness falls. Saturn rises about
11:30 p.m. as the month begins and earlier as the nights go by. Look for it at 9:30 p.m. on April 30 in the southeast. The Lyrid
meteor shower will peak the night of April 22/23. Early morning viewers might see 15 to 20 an hour if the sky is clear. - June Gladfelter