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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument to Host
"Slightly Spooky Star Stories Stargaze" Friday, October 30
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument will host a night sky program entitled "Slightly Spooky Star Stories" to enjoy the Halloween season by investigating some of the mysterious stories of the fall constellations.
Night Sky Program: "Slightly Spooky Star Stories"
Friday, October 30, 2015 –6:00 PM –8:00 PM
Join us the night before Halloween to observe and ponder some of the "spookier" fall constellations and their stories.
Upcoming Night Sky programs:
Saturday, November 14, 6:00 PM –8:00 PM
Saturday, December 12, 6:00 PM –8:00 PM
Night Sky Programs begin with a short presentation in the Visitor Center, followed by stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and laser-guided tours of the stars and constellations. Please note that the telescope viewing is weather-dependent, and takes place only if clear. Presentations take place no matter the weather. Dress warmly;nights can be cool even in summer. Bring binoculars or a flashlight if you wish (red-filtered lights only please).
These programs are generously assisted by the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society. For more information on this partnership, please visit their website: www.csastro.org .
Admission for the program is the regular park entrance fee, which is $5 per adult (16 years and older);children and federal pass holders are free. For additional information, please call (719) 748-3253 or visit our website: www.nps.gov/flfo or on Facebook at /FlorissantNPS