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Join the International Day of Moon Observation at the Planetarium of Mérida

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In order to join the International Day of Observation of the Moon, to be held on Saturday, October 20, in the Planetarium of Mérida “Arcadio Poveda Ricalde “a talk on the subject will be given before the observation of the Moon surface through telescopes.

The event, which takes place every year worldwide, began in 2010, so that all the inhabitants of the Earth observe and learn about the importance of the Moon through several activities. In this regard, the head of the Planetarium, Juan José Durán, reported that it is the fifth time that they participate in activities in coordination with the Astronomical Societies of the Autonomous University of Yucatan (Uady) and Astromaya.

“On this occasion, what we have organized is a “light diffraction” talk by a UADY’s researcher and professor, around 7:00 pm, and a few minutes later there will be telescopes available so that attendees can observe the Moon. The activity ends up at nine o’clock in the evening” he explained.

During the aforementioned activities, topics such as the mythology of the Moon and its importance for life, among others, will be addressed.

(Photo: SIPSE)

TYT Newsroom with information from SIPSE

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