Stargazing

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Henderson Beach State Park

Volunteers from the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association will set up several telescopes for public viewing of star clusters, planets, and galaxies, as well as answer questions about the night sky. In addition, the club will set up their solar telescopes for safe viewing of the sun starting at 3:00pm. All ages are invited. The park gates will close at sunset, all those attending the viewing must arrive at the park prior to sunset in order to enter. If bringing a flashlight, it is recommended that it is covered with a red lens. This event is weather permitting.

Fees: 

Free with regular park admission.

Event Time: 

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm CDT

Contact Info: 

Ranger Station, 850-650-5928

Additional Information: 

Attendees must enter park prior to sunset.

Participation Requirements