Exploring the Sky

Rock Creek Park



Location: LAT/LONG: 39.000000, -77.000000

Astronomers set up in the field between Military Rd. NW and the parking lot for Picnic Grove #13.

Dates & Times


Saturday, October 1, 2022


7:30 PM


2 hours

Type of Event

Campfire/Evening Program
Partner Program

Event starts near dark to enable visitors to see the night sky.


Exploring the Sky is a joint public observing program between the National Capital Astronomers and the National Park Service.

We supply the telescopes and you supply the eyes!

Meet in the field near Picnic Grove #13

This month we'll try to take a closer look at objects like:

  • The Moon
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

This program will be cancelled in the event of cloud cover or inclement weather.

 More information can be found at NCA’s web site, www.capitalastronomers.org 

More information

Reservation or Registration: No