Star Party At Cloudland Canyon State Park Is May 6

Friday, April 14, 2017

There will be a Star Party at Cloudland Canyon State Park on Saturday, May 6. It is sponsored by the Staff and Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park and conducted by the Barnard Astronomical Society.

Organizers said, "Come see the wonders of the night sky through our telescopes. The Eta Aquarid meteor shower is an above average shower, capable of producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak, which is tonightWe will also be looking at and identifying the Constellations of Spring. As always we will also be observing DSO's (Deep Sky Objects) like star clusters, nebulae and other galaxies like our own Milky Way."

The event will be at the starting point of the Disc Golf Course, from 9 p.m. to midnight. Astronomy programs are free to all. Usual parking fee at the park applies.


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