Star Gazing On The Lawn

When
Friday, September 27, 2019 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Where
Eden Gardens State Park

181 Eden Gardens Road
Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459

Directions

Star Gaze will take place on the lawn in front of the historic Wesley House.

Fees

Normal park entry fee of $4 per vehicle is required, there is no charge for the Star Gaze event.

Description

Join the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association at Eden Gardens State Park for an evening of stargazing on the lawn.

Clear skies permitting, the beauty of the universe will be on display beginning at 5:30 p.m.until 9:30 p.m., with NWFAA members setting up their telescopes for the public's viewing pleasure. Normal celestial gazing includes bright galaxies, star clusters, and planets.

Guests are also encouraged to bring their own telescopes, as NWFAA members will offer assistance with their use, if at all possible!

  • Please wear weather appropriate clothing and bring bug repellent.
  • If you bring a flashlight, please use a red filter to minimize the effect on night vision.
  • Event is weather permitting please call Eden Gardens State Park at 850-267-8322 the day of the event for further information.
  • Event Essential Eligibility Criteria

 

Contact
scarlett.a.dunn@floridadep.gov