Alamo Lake State Park's Night Under the Stars 2017

Alamo Lake State Park

November 18   3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Observe the wonders of the night sky through astronomers’ telescopes at a dark sky park!

On November 18, 2017, we will be holding our 11th Annual Night Under the Stars Star Party. Reserve campsites online.

At the event, please note that no flash photos are allowed after dark to protect everyone's night vision. Please bring a red flashlight or for a small donation mini-red LED flashlights will be available at the event.

Afternoon Program, Noon - 3:00 pm
Solar Viewing, Mercury & Venus Viewing, Night Sky Network Information Tent

Evening Program, 5:15 pm
Observational Astronomy Slide Presentation with JD Maddy, President, Astronomers of Verde Valley

Star Viewing, 6:00 - 10:00 pm
View the skies through telescopes!

What to Bring
Water, snacks, red light, sweater or jacket, enthusiasm to enjoy and conserve our beautiful night skies!

Entrance Fees
$7 per vehicle (up to four adults) for the night of viewing, instruction and family fun. Camping is available at the park (additional fee). Reserve campsites online.

Event supported by Astronomers of Verde Valley ( Alamo Lake State Park is a proud member of the Global Star Park Network

Open invitation to Arizonan astronomy clubs: Help us continue to grow this annual event. Free, primitive camping sites are offered to participating astronomy clubs and individuals who bring a telescope to the Star Party. To register as a participating astronomer please email or call JD at [email protected] or call (602) 672-2032.