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Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

New this Summer! Discover the night sky from Assateague Island National Seashore at the north end – Berlin, Maryland! The event will begin with auditorium presentations followed by stargazing with telescopes and binoculars (weather permitting).

Time & Locations
7:00, 7:30, 8:00, and 8:30 p.m.
Astronomy 101 Presentations
Assateague Visitor Center Auditorium (Limited space available; first come first serve; rain or shine)

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Drop-in astronomy-themed activities for children
Assateague Island Visitor Center (Limited supplies available; first come first serve; rain or shine)

8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Night Sky Observations through telescopes and binoculars at the south end of North Ocean Beach Parking Lot. Parking available at the north end of same lot. (Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather)

This series is free and open to the public, however park entrance fees still apply. For entrance fee information visit https://www.nps.gov/asis/planyourvisit/fees.htm.

For event information visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter

Optional items to bring: binoculars, a red light, and insect repellant

This series is a collaboration between Assateague Island National Seashore,Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation, Assateague State Park, and the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.

Details

Date:
July 28
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
https://www.nasa.gov/content/wallops-visitor-center/special-events

Organizer

Shirley Lapole
Phone:
757-824-2298
Email:
shirley.j.lapole@nasa.gov

Venue

Assateague Island National Seashore
7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, MD 21811 United States
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Website:
https://www.nasa.gov/content/wallops-visitor-center/special-events