ECHO RIDGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
     Exploring the Universe from Southwest Virginia.  established 1996
Outreach Program The Echo Ridge Astronomical Society was formed for educational and scientific purposes for all people for the primary purpose of developing and implementing programs designed to increase the awareness and knowledge of astronomy. By providing public outreach to schools, civic associations, and libraries, with their telescopes and their enthusiasm for astronomy, the ERAS provides opportunities for the public to see and learn about the sky. Outreach topics include: Sun and Solar Observing Planets in our Solar System Moon Phases, Tides and Exploration,  “ International Moon Day” Constellations Meteor Showers Observatory Tours  Astronomy Day Observation Field Trips Attending Star Parties Speakers Astro Photography
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Outreach Outreach  2017
Astronomy Day May 20th, 2017
10AM to 2PM Rain or Shine
Sparta, NC Public Library
See
the sun, moon and Venus with the use of solar, dob and refractor telescopes.
June 8, 2017 Meeting
June 24,2017
Special Guest Speaker: Gayle Riggsbee 
at
Echo Ridge Observatory 7PM
Topic: Eclipses
Great American Campout
 Grayson Highlands State Park
 As part of this event, ERAS will be giving an Astronomy program that evening.
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