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Astronomy Night At Paynetown State Recreation Area Saturday
Updated October 1, 2015 7:34 AM | Filed under: Event
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(PAYNETOWN) - Look at star clusters, planets and other features of the night sky during an astronomy event at Paynetown State Recreation Area on Saturday, October 3.

Volunteers will have telescopes set up on the beach between 8 and 9 p.m.

Visitors should avoid shining vehicle headlights onto the beach when arriving and departing. Bright lights make it harder to see through telescopes and interfere with visitors' enjoyment.

The program requires clear or mostly clear skies. It will be canceled if there is too much cloud cover or inclement weather.

If conditions look questionable, call the activity center after 7 p.m. on Saturday at (812) 837-9967 to check program status.

The property entrance fee is $7 per in-state vehicle and $9 per out-of-state vehicle.

Paynetown SRA ( is at 4850 South State Road 446, Bloomington, 47401.

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