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2nd annual Great Basin National Park Astronomy Festival

July 28, 2011 @ 12:00 am - July 30, 2011 @ 12:00 am

The second annual Great Basin National Park Astronomy Festival will take place July 28-30. Join dark sky rangers,the Las Vegas Astronomical Society and other clubs from Utah and nearby states for out-of-this-world day and nighttime astronomy. Great Basin has great light pollution free skies!Keynote speaker will be Tyler Nordgren, astronomer and Professor of Astronomy at the University of Redlands in California and author of the book, "Stars Above, Earth Below: A Guide to Astronomy in the National Parks."
Volunteer to share your passion through a presentation or simply set up your scope for others to experience the wonders of the night sky. Emails are welcomed!

Details

Start:
July 28, 2011 @ 12:00 am
End:
July 30, 2011 @ 12:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

USA – Nevada
Nevada USA
Phone:
702-461-1390

Organizer

Kelly Carroll
Phone:
775-234-7331
Email:
kelly_carroll@nps.gov
Website:
http://www.nps.gov/GRBA