Oregon Trail Starry Night
August 27, 2011 @ 12:00 am EDT
A two session event with solar viewing and night sky viewing. Solar show using telescopes for white-light and Hydrogen-Alpha views, a discussion of the Sun and space weather, and activities including drawing solar prominences to see them change. Evening commences with an orientation tour of the night sky. There will be a number of telescopes offering a variety of views. Planned activities include constellation drawing, a sky-vanger hunt, and satellite tracking opportunities.
This is a dark sky location at 3400 ft in Eastern Oregon right of I-84. Lodging available in town, refreshments on site.