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.

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