Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival
June 13, 2007 @ 12:00 am - June 16, 2007 @ 12:00 am EDT
Gather under one of the last great sanctuaries of dark skies, Wednesday, June 13th through Saturday, June 16th, and enjoy the splendors and wonder of starry nights. Visitors have the opportunity to look through numerous telescopes, courtesy of the Salt Lake Astronomical Society. Activities include looking at the Sun through the park’s special solar telescope, strolling along a scale model of our solar system, finding your way around the night sky, learning about bats, nocturnal animals, mythology and ancient astronomy, astronomy activities for kids, and of course stargazing. Renowned amateur astronomerJohn Dobson will be speaking Friday, June 15th.