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1st Annual Moab Astronomy Festival

June 24 - June 26

Dead Horse Point State Park and Canyonlands National Park are incredibly excited to bring a wonderful weekend of astronomy to Southeast Utah. Join us to explore the cosmos under a sky filled with a rich tapestry of stars.

June 24th

  • Solar scope viewing @ Canyonlands National Park. Meet at the Island in the Sky Visitor Center at 2pm.
  • Stargazing @ Dead Horse Point. Meet in the Visitor Center parking lot at 9:30pm.
  • Stargazing @ Canyonlands National Park. Meet at the Green River Overlook at 9:30pm.

June 25th

  • Solar scope viewing @ Canyonlands National Park. Meet at the Island in the Sky Visitor Center at 2pm.
  • Two Star Parties will be held at Dead Horse Point State Park, one in the Visitor Center parking lot and one in the Mountain Bike parking lot.
  • Please arrive early to the star parties to secure your spot. In the event of a large turnout, groups will be turned away if both parties reach capacity.

Both Star Parties will start at 9:30pm

June 26th

  • Solar scope viewing @ Canyonlands National Park. Meet at the Island in the Sky Visitor Center at 2pm.
  • Star Party @ Canyonlands National Park. Meet at the Grandview Point Overlook at 9:30 pm
    • Join Rangers at this party to look through telescopes and gaze upon wonders in the heavens.

Details

Start: June 24

End: June 26


Website:
https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse/events/

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