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    Sky Calendar for Borrego Springs, CA, November, 2019 through April, 2020

    2019
    December 10, TuesdayConjunction of Venus and Saturn, 4:39 p.m.
    December 11, WednesdayFull moonrise 4:32 p.m., sunset 4:38 p.m.
    December 13, FridayGeminid meteor shower best after midnight
    December 21, SaturdayUrsid meteor shower best after midnight
    December 28, SaturdayStargazing, Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m.
    2020
    January 3-4, Friday, SaturdayQuadrantid meteor shower
    January 10, FridayFull moonrise 5:04 p.m., sunset 4:55 p.m.
    January 25, SaturdayStargazing, Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m.
    January 28, TuesdayConjunction of moon and Venus
    February 22, SaturdayStargazing, Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m.
    March 21, SaturdayStargazing, Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m.
    April 18, SaturdayStargazing, Lutheran Church, 8:30 p.m.

    About the International Dark Sky Association

    logo-International Dark Sky Association The International Dark Sky Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserve and protect the nighttime environment and our heritage of dark skies. Headquartered in Tucson, AZ with a branch office in Washington, DC and satellite offices in Hever, Belgium and Turramurra, Australia, IDA has membership in 70 countries.

    COALITION MEMBERS are: Betsy Knaak (chair), Grace Rickard (vice chair), Eli Hanks, Bill Hanks, Dorothy Hogan, Dennis Mammana, Jim Rickard, Sally Theriault, and Sam Webb.
    The Coalition is facilitated by, but not a part of, the Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association (ABDNHA).



    CONTACT Borrego Springs Dark Sky Coalition c/o Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association
    PO Box 310, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
    760-767-3052 (leave message) or email BorregoDarkSkies@gmail.com