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Program: Meteors & Moths Overnight Event
Park: Observatory Park
Room: Grounds
Reservation Deadline: 8/12/17
Date: 8/12/17 - 8/13/17
Meeting Days: Sun., Sat.
Time: 9:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Fee: Free
# of people: N/R
Openings: N/R
Program Category: Astronomy
Program Type: Annual, Astronomy, , Exploration, , , Nature outings, , , , Nature's Not to Be Missed
Age Range: All Ages
Description: Bring a tent and spend the night enjoying the Perseid Meteor Shower and the night-flying moths attracted by our black light and mercury vapor lamps! Best meteor viewing should be 1-3 AM; a naturalist will be on hand from sunset to sunrise. Whatever the weather, interact with moths and other nocturnal insects as you help sample and survey on-site wildlife.
Accessibility: Partially Wheelchair / Stroller Accessible
Area around the plaza and science buildings are fully accessible. The Planetary trail is crushed gravel and may not be accessible for wheelchairs.
Volunteers Needed: