Astronomy Summer Series – Perseid Meteor Shower
Discover the night sky from Assateague Island! The event will begin with auditorium presentations followed by stargazing with telescopes.
Times & Locations:
Astronomy 101 Presentation
7:30, 8:00 and 8:30 p.m.
Herbert H. Bateman Educational Center Auditorium (limited space available; first come, first serve; rain or shine)
Night Sky Observations through telescopes (subject to cancelation due to inclement weather)
8:30 – 9:45 p.m.
North End of Parking Lot #1
The series is free and open to the public, however park entrance fees still apply. For entrance fee information visit: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Chincoteague/visit/fees.html
Optional items to bring: binoculars, a red light, and insect repellant
There series is a collaboration between Assateague Island National Seashore, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation and the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.