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Night Skies Program at Big Meadows

Date(s):

Friday, July 26, 2019 8:00 pm  - 10:00 pm

Overview:

Join amateur astronomers at Shenandoah National Park as they present a provocative presentation on controlling light pollution as you gaze at the heavenly stars through telescopes.

National Parks are becoming a refuge for people from city light pollution. Join amateur astronomers as they present a provocative presentation on controlling light pollution as you gaze at the heavenly stars through telescopes. July 26 special focus will be on Jupiter, Saturn, M13, M15, M31 

Held select Fridays at the Big Meadows Area (mile 51, outside the Rapidan Camp Gate). Free to all park visitors. A blanket, chair, and flashlight are recommended.

Presentation is cancelled if there is inclement weather. Call 540-999-2222 the day of the event to check on its status. More dates and more information.

Location:

Shenandoah National Park
Skyline Drive
Mile 51
Stanley, VA 22851
(540) 999-3500

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