Museum to honor ‘Solar System Sleuth’

The River of Time Museum will dedicate a new exhibit containing Dr. Charles Juels’ original telescope on Saturday, March 3.

Time for the open house will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Known as the town’s “Solar System Sleuth,” Juels was a psychiatrist and astronomer. He is credited with discovering more than 300 new asteroids from his Fountain Hills back yard, including asteroid 20989 that he named “Fountain Hills”.

The celebration will center on the 10-inch Meade LX200 telescope. Several other telescopes will be installed to observe the skies and Four Peaks.

Local astronomer and NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Ted Blank will talk about

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