Find What Lingers in the Night Sky at Homolovi State Park’s Star Party on May 20

May 3, 2017

PHOENIX - View the moon, stars and other celestial objects at the Homolovi State Park Visitor Center-Museum on Saturday, May 20, 2017 starting at dusk or about 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. For more information, call Homolovi State Park at (928) 289-4106 or visit azstateparks.com/homolovi.

Enjoy other nearby attractions including the City of Winslow, Petrified Forest National Park, Walnut Canyon and Wupatki National Monuments, Sunset Crater and Meteor Crater, La Posada Historic Railroad and Grand Canyon National Park.

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, May 20, 2017 at dusk or about 6 p.m.

For information about all 35 Arizona State Parks and Natural Areas, the Trails and Off-Highway Vehicle Program and State Historic Preservation Office call 1-877-MY-PARKS or visit azstateparks.com.

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