Discover the night sky from Assateague Island with NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility Visitors Center’s Astronomy and Night Sky Summer Series.
Danka Prilepkova serves on the board of directors for the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation and tells us about the last astronomy night in the summer series. The event will begin with auditorium presentations followed by stargazing with telescopes and Perseid meteor shower viewing on August 9th.
TIMES & LOCATIONS
Astronomy 101 Presentation
7:30 and 8:00 p.m.
Herbert H Bateman Education Center Auditorium
(Limited space available; first come first serve; rain or shine)
Night Sky Observations through Telescopes
8:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
at the north end of Parking Lot #1
(Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather; refuge closes at 10 p.m.)
This series is free and open to the public, however park entrance fees still apply. For entrance fee information click here.
For more information visit NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center
Optional items to bring: binoculars, a red light, and insect repellant
This series is a continued collaboration between Assateague Island National Seashore, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation, and the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.