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Mt Diablo Astronomical Society "Star Viewing" ROCKS & ICE IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM

I believe this is their last public event of the year on the mountain..






ROCKS & ICE IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM Lower Summit parking lot of Mt. Diablo State Park Comets, meteors, and asteroids: how are they different, how are they related? Hold real meteorites – rocks from space – in your hand. Bring your kids, binoculars, warm clothes (temperature can drop significantly), snacks, water. If you bring a flashlight, please cover it with red cellophane, red cloth, or a red balloon.


Mount DiabloAstronomical Society









GOOGLE MAP-> Meet at the Lower Summit Parking Lot

Coordinates: +37° 52' 48.79" -121° 55' 10.25"

From Danville take Southgate Rd into MDSP, from Walnut Creek take Northgate Rd into MDSP – continue up the Mountain past the Junction Ranger station 4.5 miles, the Lower lot is on the right just before the Summit Museum. $10 per car try to carpool.


Invite your friends and family to join the Mount Diablo Astronomical Society as we explore the Solar System:













MDAS members who have been through docent training are welcome to bring their binoculars and telescopes to share views of the universe with the public.

We also need a couple of members who can help direct our visitors in how park their cars.


Hope to see you on the mountain!

Marni Berendsen
Mount Diablo Astronomical Society

Participate in hands-on astronomy activities, followed by supervised observing through the many different telescopes of MDAS members to view the Moon, planets, stars, galaxies and more!

NOTE: Astronomy Program is weather permitting & “High Fire Danger”

Program Calendar: or

call Mt. Diablo State Park –[masked]-2525.

Mount Diablo Astronomical Society:
A proud member of the NASA Night Sky Network:

Email: [masked]





Kevin Feinstein,

ForageCoCo's Head Organizer

Is the author of the new book The Bay Area Forager with Mia Andler and are also the creators of the IPhone app by the same name. He is a teacher and researcher of plants, food, sustainability, and natural health.  Kevin leads wild edibles walks on his own and through ForageSF and is the founder of the Foraging Society, ( and maintains a website on foraging related topics, (





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  • Jaime

    Great weather awesome old and new friends :)

    October 13, 2013

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