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Program: Meteors & Moths Overnight Event
Park: Observatory Park
Room: Grounds
Reservation Deadline: 8/12/19
Date: 8/12/19 - 8/13/19
Meeting Days: Mon., Tue.
Time: 9:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Fee: Free
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 1-3 AM. Naturalist on site from sunset to sunrise. Whatever the weather, interact with moths and other nocturnal insects as you help sample and survey onsite wildlife. Camping Guidelines: We hope you enjoy this once-a-year opportunity to pitch your tent at Observatory Park! Tents may be set up Monday after 4 PM and must be removed Tuesday no later than 9 AM. Thank you for understanding that no campers, trailers or generators will be permitted; tents only. Also, no alcoholic beverages, grills or open fires will be permitted at camp sites, and pets must be leashed at all times.
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:
1 Volunteer Opportunity