KENTWOOD, Mich.-- The public is invited to the annual "Introduction to Astronomy – Sorting it Out", taking place on Feb. 15 at Schuler Books at 2660 28th St. SE.
At 1:00 p.m., Jim Foersh and Bill Grinstead will give participants information on recommended telescopes, guide books, star charts and outline resources, along with stargazing tips. A "Telescope Tune-Up Clinic" will run from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. At this clinic, experienced amateur astronomers will be on hand to provide proper telescope use advice, along with personal telescope adjustments.
The presentation is in connection to the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association, based in Lowell, and the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
For more information, call (616) 897-7065 or visit http://www.graaa.org/.