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Reflecting the Stars is a free installation, open to the public from now until October 24. Beginning at sunset each night, the faux stars start to twinkle as the tides conceal and reveal the lights. On the shore, there is a console that invites viewers to press buttons to light up specific constellations that are no longer visible within urban areas because of air and light pollution. Tonight (Friday, Sept. 23), as part of Climate Week, there will be a telescope stargazing event with the Amateur Astronomers Association and an on site performance from "As The Globe Warms" by Heather Woodburry. You'll also be able to meet the artist and the engineer of the project. The two-hour event starts at 8:17 p.m., and afterward, everyone is invited to have drinks at the Rusty Knot.

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