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?
The park considered a number of ideas for mitigating the damage that would be done if Threatening Rock fell. Proposed solutions included using dynamite to destroy it, anchoring it to the canyon wall with cables, or clearing out the rock debris behind it. It fell on January 22, 1941.