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Big Lagoon State Park Deep Sky Gazes

October 30 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT

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Bi weekly
Free, but normal park admission fees apply; be sure to check in before sunset!

Over the winter, the Florida State Parks welcome the Escambia Amateur Astronomers to lead stargazes for campers and the public biweekly at Big Lagoon State Park. We hand out star charts, conduct constellation tours, observe the moon, satellites, planets and deep sky objects, depending on moon phase. We teach beginners to use their smartphones for astrophotography either through our telescopes or for constellation shots and ISS passes. We demonstrate telescopes in a variety of price ranges and advanced techniques in astrophotography that produce astounding results in front of your eyes. Be sure to check in the gate BEFORE SUNSET! We set up telescopes at the north end of the boat ramp parking lot. Be sure to bring your binoculars and smart phones and DSLRs.

Details

Date:
October 30
Time:
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
EDT
Cost:
Free, but normal park admission fees apply; be sure to check in before sunset!
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Organizer

Dr. J. Wayne Wooten
Phone:
8502919334
Email:
johnwaynewooten@gmail.com

Venue

Big Lagoon State Park
12301 Gulf Beach Highway
Pensacola, FL 32507 United States
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Phone:
850-291-9334
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