The Shreveport-Bossier Astronomical Society is sponsoring a free star party Saturday, offering the last chance to see Saturn until next summer.
The Times reports the show will go on from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Ralph A. Worley Observatory on Louisiana Highway 175.
Organizers plan viewing of star clusters, nebula and galaxies as well as the focus on Saturn — weather permitting.
A free moon map and sky map will be given to visitors.
NASA has released a new, stunning panoramic image of Mars. The scene is stitched from 817 images taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity from Dec. 2011 to May.
To do the image justice, you have to download the hi-resolution version, but be warned it's close to 14 MB.
Here's how NASA describes the scene: