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Night Sky & Astronomy Programs

Photo Milky Way over the Rocky Mountains

2014 Schedule

Astronomy in the Park
Friday, June 6 & 20 at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 5 & Friday, July 18 at 8:15 p.m.
Friday, August 1, 15, & 29 at 8 p.m.

Join a park ranger and local astronomers to discover the magic of the night sky. Program will be followed by viewing with telescopes. Dress warmly, bring binoculars and a flashlight.
Location: Upper Beaver Meadows Trailhead
Length: 30 minute program followed by viewing

Stories Behind the Moon & Stars
Friday, June 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Friday, July 11 & 25 at 8:15 p.m.
Friday, August 8 at 8 p.m.
The night sky comes alive through storytelling and fun activities. Meet the constellations, tour the Milky Way, gaze at the moon, and celebrate darkness. Dress warmly, bring binoculars and a flashlight.
Location: Moraine Park Discovery Center
Length: 1.5 hour program

Did You Know?

a photo of a fisherman in a lake

Volunteers called the Greenback Backers assist the US Fish and Wildlife Service on greenback and Colorado River cutthroat recovery. More...