• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Lightscape: The Night Sky

Full moon in a cloudy sky, over a ridge

Moonrise over Walpack Ridge seen from Headquarters in Bushkill PA.

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Image of the week's night sky and Weekly Night Sky Information from McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas.

La observación de los cielos
Universo Online y Avisos semanales para mirar las estrellas (en español) de Universo Online/U.S. Naval Observatory.

Sunrise/sunset & Moonrise/moonset
from the U.S. Naval Observatory
(The zip code for the park is 18324)

 

Did You Know?

Sketch of a shiny, silvery, oval shaped fish with smallish fins

... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...