Star Party

Fee: Free.

Location: LAT/LONG: 38.996370, -78.314550


***This location is in a rural area and does not have a street address. GPS Coordinates are 38°59'55.4"N 78°19'10.7"W - see below for step by step directions.****

Dates & Times

Date:

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Time:

6:00 PM

Duration:

4 hours

Description

Join the National Park Service with the Shenandoah Astronomical Society for a FREE Star Party in 2019

A SAS member will provide an Astronomical related program. Come look through our telescopes, or bring yours and we can show you how to use it. Bring camp chairs, or blankets to enjoy gazing at the heavens. This is a remote area and there are no bathroom facilities. All ages welcome!

  • Saturday, October 26 - Star Party at 6:00 pm

The star parties will be held at the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation Thoburn Redoubt tract.  This is stop #2 on the self-guided driving tour. 

****This location is in a rural area and does not have a street address. GPS Coordinates are 38°59'55.4"N 78°19'10.7"W - see below for step by step directions.****

Directions to the site:

1. Just south of Middletown, from U.S. Route 11, turn left onto Water Plant Road. Proceed 1 mile to the intersection with Long Meadow Road.

2. Turn right onto Long Meadow Road. Proceed 0.1 mile.

3. Turn right onto Bowman's Mill Road. Proceed 1.4 miles to Thoburn Redoubt.

4. The Thoburn Tract is marked by a Civil War Trails sign and some Waysides. Turn right into the property.

More information

Reservation or Registration: No


Contact Information

Shannon Moeck
540-869-3051
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