Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series

When:
July 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
2019-07-12T19:30:00-04:00
2019-07-12T22:00:00-04:00
Where:
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
8231 Beach Rd
Chincoteague, VA 23336
USA
Cost:
The event is free but refuge entrance fees apply
Contact:
Shirley Lapole
757-824-1344
Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series @ Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge | Chincoteague | Virginia | United States

Discover the night sky from Assateague Island! The event will begin with auditorium presentations followed by stargazing with telescopes (weather permitting).

Times & Locations
Astronomy 101 Presentation
7:30 and 8:00 p.m.
Herbert H Bateman Education Center Auditorium
(Limited space available; first come first serve; rain or shine)

Night Sky Observations through Telescopes
8:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
North end of Parking Lot #1
(Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather; refuge closes at 10 p.m.)

This series is free and open to the public, however park entrance fees still apply. For entrance fee information visit http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Chincoteague/visit/fees.html.
Optional items to bring: binoculars, a red light, and insect repellent.

This series is a continued collaboration between Assateague Island National Seashore, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation, and the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.