PARIS — The monthly free Open Observatory Night at Twitchell Observatory in Paris will be tonight from 8:15 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, July 20, on Hooper Ledge Road if skies are clear.

Five planets are expected to be seen throughout the viewing — Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars. The moon will also be visible. 

Postponements will be posted on the observatory’s website,, or on Facebook, Participants can also call or text 207-890-5207. 

Twitchell Observatory (Twitchell Observatory photo)

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