Park Hosts New Moon Star Party
Contact: Linda Friar, Media Contact, 305-242-7714
Contact: General Park Information, 305-242-7700
Park Hosts New Moon Star Party!
On Saturday, January 8th, at 9:00 pm, Everglades National Park will host a New Moon Star Party event. The park is a perfect spot for viewing the wonders of the night sky due to its location away from the lights of the local communities.
The public is welcome. No advance reservations are necessary. Since bright headlights impair night vision, we ask that all participants arrive no later than 9:00 pm. The event will be held at Mahogany Hammock, 20 miles from the Ernest Coe Visitor Center.
New Moon Star Parties will also be held on February 5th and March 12th.
For further information, please contact Kevin R. Bowles Mohr at (305) 242-7752
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