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Night Skies at Big Meadows, Shenandoah National Park

July 29 @ 8:30 pm 10:30 pm

National Parks are becoming a refuge for people from city light pollution. Guests will be instructed in constellation identification, astronomical objects locations and how to use binoculars for astronomy. Highlights tonight will be M57 (Ring Nebula), Milky Way, Saturn, 1.6% Crescent Moon, end of Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower,  ZHR 20, Pisces Austrinid Meteor Shower ZHR 5, and early alpha Capricornid Meteor Shower ZHR 5.

Free to all park visitors. Binoculars, a blanket, chair, and flashlight are recommended.

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

Rich Drumm


Big Meadows

Skyline Dr Mile 51, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22835
Shenandoah National Park, Virginia 22835 United States
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