"The marsh, to him who enters it in a receptive mood, holds, besides mosquitoes and stagnation, melody, the mystery of unknown waters, and the sweetness of Nature undisturbed by man."

~ Charles William Beebe (1877-1962),
Log of the Sun, 1906 

On June first, visitors joined the Astronomical Society of Southern New England at Pardon Gray Preserve to get a close up look at the summer sky.

With the large flat expanse of the field, this site is a favorite of local astronomers. The highlight for most people was to view the rings around Saturn.const