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Touring the Galaxy

Touring the Galaxy

Sept. 21, 2024. 7:15 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Gazebo Join astronomy volunteers as they share the stories written in the night sky. Two small telescopes and one larger telescope will be on hand for viewing. Feel free to bring along a chair or blanket. Meet at the...
Touring the Galaxy

Touring the Galaxy

Aug. 30, 2024. 7:45 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Gazebo Join astronomy volunteers as they share the stories written in the night sky. Two small telescopes and one larger telescope will be on hand for viewing. Feel free to bring along a chair or blanket. Meet at the gazebo....
Solar Sunday

Solar Sunday

April 14, 2024. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Stop by the Visitor Center and have the opportunity to view the sun through a telescope. The park’s astronomy volunteers will be on hand to share the wonders of the sun, solar system, and much more. A solar filter will be...
Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

April 8, 2024. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where did the Sun go? On Monday, April 8th, the continental U.S. will experience a solar eclipse- where the moon passes between the Sun and Earth, blocking the view of the Sun from Earth. For us here in VA, it will be a...