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Astronomy 101

7:00p to 8:00p
Sat, August 27, 2022
Stephen Garmon
(830) 868-7304

Learn the basics of Stargazing with various types of equipment!

The night sky is a beautiful wonder! Full of constellations, planets, and galactic phenomenon!

We'll discuss best practices for using telescopes, how to navigate the stars, and where to look during different seasons! Feel free to bring your own equipment. (telescopes, binoculars, cameras, etc)'

August 27th event schedule: 

7:00pm - 8:00pm  Astronomy 101 - Telescope and Astronomy workshop

8:30pm - Stories in the Stars - (Separate Event) - Stargazing and storytelling!

 

  • Astronomy 101 lasts about 45 mins to 1 hour. (No college credit awarded for attending!)
  • Meet at the Equestrian area trailhead and follow the red lights on a 200 ft walk to the star theater behind the large barn!
  • Buy your day pass at home! Go to our Website to purchase and print your day pass ahead of time. Day passes can completely sell out.
  • Please check weather and this page before leaving for the event, weather can sneak up at the last minute. Final go/no go decision will be at 2pm the day before the event.
  • Bring flashlights but please don't use them once the program has begun. Red lights are permitted for limited use.
  • Child friendly. Dogs are not allowed in the viewing area. Dogs are allowed in the parking lot on a leash.
  • Normal entrance fees (day pass) required to enter park. No additional fees or registration required to attend this event.
  • NOTICE: Campgrounds may be closed this month for construction.