Night Skies in Shenandoah National Park

25aug8:15 pm12:30 amNight Skies in Shenandoah National Park

Event Details

Big Meadows area (mile 51 on Skyline Drive). 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 while they point out the heavenly stars.  Featuring 67% Moon, Milky Way, Saturn, Jupiter at 11:30 PM.

Telescopes provided and guests are also encouraged to bring their own binoculars for celestial viewing. An electronic scope projecting onto a screen will also be used that can show things that the eye can’t see. In color too! 

Held at the Rapidan Gate access road. A lawn chair and flash light is recommended. Free to all park visitors.



August 25, 2023 8:15 pm - 12:30 am(GMT-04:00)


Big Meadows Lodge

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