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    Chaco Culture

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Star Party

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Date: March 26, 2008
Contact: G. B. Cornucopia, (505) 786-7014 ext. 243
Contact: Russ Bodnar, (505) 786-7014 ext. 240

Chaco Culture National Historical Park and The Albuquerque Astronomical Society will present the 10th Annual Spring Star Party on Saturday, May 3, 2008, with an evening of spectacular astronomical viewing.  The public is invited to attend the program and view some of the best night skies in New Mexico.

The Star Party will take place at the Chaco Observatory, located behind the visitor center at Chaco Culture National Historical Park. Park staff will provide a solar telescope for viewing the sun during the day.  The Star Party will begin at 8:00pm.

Please bring your folding chairs!

Did You Know?

Photo of CCC era Navajo stonemason

In 1937, a Civilian Conservation Corps group began work at Chaco. An all-Navajo crew of stonemasons repaired many of the excavated Chacoan buildings. Preservation measures continue to this day, and several members of the NPS preservation crew are second and third generation stonemasons. More...