by Caryn Haller

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December 31, 2012
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Star parties take a look into space

If you ever wondered what 1,600 light years into space looks like, join Chris Johnson and other astronomers at their next star party at The Nature Conservancy on Genoa Lane.

The Douglas chapter of the Astronomical Society of Nevada host star parties the fourth Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

"A bunch of members get together and set up our telescopes so the public can come out and look at the night sky," Johnson said. "We look at pretty much everything. One of the biggest things is the moon. We also look at the planets. Right now we have …

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