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Star Night at Kartchner Caverns State Park

October 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free with Paid Admission

Come enjoy the views at Arizona’s newest Dark Sky Park with the whole family!

Weather permitting, there will be solar telescopes set up starting at about 2:00pm. At 5:30 pm, there will be a talk in the Discovery Center auditorium. After the program, you will have the chance to view the night sky through some of the Huachuca Astronomy Club of Southeastern Arizona’s large telelscopes! Don’t miss the close-up views of the rings of Saturn, vast hydrogen star formation regions, distant galaxies, and many other wonders of the night sky! Sunset will be at about 6:30pm so bring your jackets!

There will also be crafts for kids.

Schedule:

2:00pm–5:00pm Solar Viewing: safely observe the sun through solar telescopes

5:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm–9:00pm Evening Star Viewing: In the bus parking lot next to the Discovery Center

*This event is free with paid entrance into the park*

Details

Date:
October 14, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free with Paid Admission
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/125315808197012

Venue

Kartchner Caverns State Park
2980 S Hwy 90

Benson, AZ 85602 United States
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