Watch the stars at Highline Lake

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By: KKCO - Email
Head out to Highline Lake on Saturday for some instructive stargazing.

European astronomers have found a trio of "super-Earths" (not pictured) closely circling a star that astronomers once figured had nothing orbiting it, demonstrating that planets keep popping up in unexpected places. (AP Photo/NASA/ESA)

Head out to Highline Lake on Saturday for some instructive stargazing.

Saturday, August 29, in the Lakeview parking lot near the east entrance to the park, the Western Colorado Astronomy Club will present the magnificent night sky to stargazers.

It's free, but a daily parks pass is required.

For more information, contact (970) 858-7208.


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