May the 4th be with You: Star Gazing Night

May the 4th be with You: Star Gazing Night

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Description

Come celebrate Star Wars Day by looking at the infinite stars in the night sky in a National Park. You will have a chance to use our top end telescopes to try and find a galaxy far far away. We will be in a place with zero light pollution with a near new moon and will have a great chance to see what the vastness of space has to offer. This event has limited space so sign up today!

 


Extra Details:

- Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in

- Please follow the parking instructions for the facility being used that day

- Please provide an email you check regularly for updates and reminders about your class

- Registration is required online in advance of the event, there is no day of registration

- Sales end 48 hours prior to the event

- In order to keep these events free or low-cost, a $10 donation is suggested and greatly appreciated.

 


What to Bring:

  • Warm variable weather clothing

  • Day Pack

  • Extra layers

  • Snacks

  • Rain gear

  • Towel

  • Large water bottle

  • Watch or other time tracking device

  • Sun protection

  • Notepad and pen

  • Binoculars (Optional)

  • Camera (Optional)

  • Good Attitude (Not Optional)

 


Schedule:

  • 8:00 pm - Check In

  • 8:15 pm - Introductions

  • 8:30 pm - Safety Circle

  • 8:45 pm - Walk to Star Gazing Site

  • 9:00 pm Begin Astronomy Talks and Telescope Use

  • 10:00 pm - Snack Break

  • 10:30 pm - Wrap Up and Goodbyes.

 


Get to the Point:

Point Reyes National Seashore Association is proud to host Get to the Point, a series of free and low-cost events for young adults and families interested in exploring the National Seashore in a new way. Every program is designed to be both educational and entertaining for adults and children. You can register for events on our website at ptreyes.org. For any questions about current or future events, please email fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org, or call at 415-663-1200, ext. 307.

In order to keep these events free or low-cost, a $10 donation is suggested and greatly appreciated.

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