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:

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.

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