October 17, 2014
STAR GAZING BY THE SHORE
Henderson Beach State Park
Date: Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The Department of Environmental Protection’s Henderson Beach State Park will host a star gazing program. Volunteers from the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association will set up several telescopes for public viewing of star clusters, planets, and galaxies and to answer questions about the night sky. Also, the club will set up their telescopes for safe viewing of the sun starting at 5:00 p.m. All ages are invited to come and see the stars and sun at Henderson Beach. The park will close at sunset. All those attending the star gaze should arrive prior to sunset. Call park for sunset times. Event Weather Permitting.
Fees: Program included in the park admission fee.
Contact: (850) 837-7550
Directions: Henderson Beach State Park is located just east of Destin on U.S. 98.