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Astronomy 101

5:00p to 6:00p
Sun, December 22, 2019
Stephen Garmon
(830) 868-7304

Learn how to get started stargazing on your own, navigating the sky and choosing the right gear!

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)

5:00pm - Astronomy 101 - Telescope workshop

6:00pm - Open Stargazing

10:00pm - Park Closes

 

  • 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 permits at home! Go to our Website to purchase and print your permits ahead of time!
  • 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 required to enter park. No additional fees to attend this event.