Get a Close-Up View of Nearby Stars at Homolovi State Park's Star Party on January 21
January 11, 2017
PHOENIX - View the moon, stars and other celestial objects at the Homolovi State Park Visitor Center-Museum on Saturday, January 20, 2017 starting at 6 p.m. The Little Colorado River Valley Astronomy Club will have large telescopes to set your eyes on spectacular views of star clusters, the moon's cratered landscapes and maybe even a glimpse of a nearby planet.
Bring a chair, red illumination flashlight, refreshments, and bug repellent. Picnic facilities and grills are also available at the Museum. Admission is the $7 per vehicle park entrance fee. Make it a weekend adventure and reserve a camping or RV spot. Locations with full hookups are still available. Camping fees are additional.
WHAT: Star Party - Viewing of the Stars through large telescopes
WHERE: Homolovi State Park - Located five miles northeast of the city of Winslow. Take I-40 through Winslow then drive north on Highway 87.
WHEN: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at dusk or about 6 p.m.
For information about Arizona State Parks and the many recreational, historical and cultural programs call 1-877-MY-PARKS or visit AZStateParks.com.