Night Skies in Shenandoah National Park

25oct6:45 pm11:30 pmNight 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 Venus, Late Orionids, Epsilon Geminids (2) & Southern Taurids (5 2P/Enke), Saturn, Neptune, Milky Way, Jupiter @ 9:30, Moon Last Qtr

Free to all park visitors. Telescopes will be provided, but participants are recommended to bring their own binoculars as well. A blanket, chair, and flashlight are also recommended.

Presentation is canceled if there is inclement weather. Call 540-999-2222 the day of the event to check on its status.

Held at the Rapidan Gate access road. 



October 25, 2024 6:45 pm - 11:30 pm(GMT-04:00)


Big Meadows Lodge

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