Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series
8231 Beach Rd
Chincoteague, VA 23336
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.