Night Skies in Shenandoah National Park

28jul8:45 pm12:30 amNight Skies in Shenandoah National Park

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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  Mars, Mercury 57 (Ring Nebula), Milky Way, Alpha Capricornid 5.

Telescopes provided and guests are encourage 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.



July 28, 2023 8:45 pm - 12:30 am(GMT-04:00)


Big Meadows Lodge

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