mountaintop-arboretum.JPG"Skyman Bob" Berman will present a dazzling celestial slideshow at the Tannersville NY arboretum event. Tannersville, N.Y. - Renowned astronomer and columnist Bob Berman is presenting "A Celestial Evening with Skyman Bob", hosted by the Mountain Top Arboretum in Tannersville, NY on Saturday, July 30th at 8 p.m. Berman will journey through a slideshow examining the night sky and then take guests outside to see it firsthand, weather permitting. Many amateur astronomers seek out remote locations like the Mountain Top Arboretum to steal a clear look at the stars and Berman's dynamic presentation is a great opportunity to learn all about the sights before viewing them firsthand. Berman uses plain language and sharp wit to keep complex concepts interesting to the casual observer and foster an environment of understanding. The program is free and will include a wine and cheese reception and book signing for Berman's new book, The Sun's Heartbeat. Bob Berman has written for Discover and Astronomy Magazine and manages the astronomy section of The Old Farmer's Almanac. He has authored 7 books, including recently published The Sun's Heartbeat. His vast collection of columns and books has made Berman one of the most widely-read astronomy authors in the world. About the Mountain Top Arboretum The Mountain Top Arboretum has 23 acres of trees and shrub collections as well as native woodlands and wetlands. Its mission is to engage in the applied science of horticulture, promote stewardship of the environment, and offer a diversity of programs for the education and pleasure of the public. The Arboretum is open every day of the year and admission is free. Visit MTArboretum.org

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