August 2018

2018-08-11 07:30 to 10:00

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.

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
8231 Beach Rd
23336 Chincoteague Island , VA
United States
Virginia US