Night Skies in Shenandoah National Park

20oct6:45 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 15% Crescent Moon, Milky Way, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus. Mars late.

Telescopes will be provided and guests are also encouraged to bringtheir 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.

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Time

(Friday) 6:45 pm - 11:30 pm

Location

Big Meadows Lodge