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Explore the Night Sky

7:00p to 10:00p
Sat, October 20, 2018
John Koepke
(210) 688-9055; ext. 2009

Join us as we welcome the San Antonio Astronomical Association on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 7-10PM for an evening of star gazing. View Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Scorpio, the Milky Way, star clusters, nebula, galaxies, and much more. You can also learn the basics of telescope operation. Bring your own telescope or binoculars, or enjoy the sights from one of the SAAA’s telescopes. Park in Parking Lot A and walk the short distance to Parking Lot C where the telescopes will be set up. Dress for the weather. Bring water, a snack if you like, and your own flashlight with a red lens cover. Open to all ages; participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian; no pets please. Reservations are not required; Natural Area entrance fees apply.* For information email reservations@friendsofgc.org or call (210) 688-9055; ext 2009. 

*IMPORTANT INFO:  Since this hike begins after hours, be sure to self-register as you enter the Natural Area. Instructions are posted to the right of the Fee Booth. You will need correct change: $6 per adult (13 years or older), or enter your annual Texas State Parks pass number on the appropriate line of the self-pay envelope