Night Skies in Shenandoah National Park

11aug8:30 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, Perseid Meteor Shower (100 109P/Swift Tuttle), Moon +44%, Milky Way, Saturn & Neptune @ 1.1

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.



(Sunday) 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm


Big Meadows Lodge