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Observatory plans bring-your-own telescope night

Published on -7/20/2012, 10:16 AM

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- An observatory about 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita is inviting people to bring their own telescopes.

Friday's event at the Lake Afton Public Observatory is billed as an opportunity for people to get help from members of the Kansas Astronomical Observers.

Members of the group also will have several of their own telescopes to look through. The observatory says the event also is a great chance for people considering buying a telescope to get information on the different models.

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