Dark Sky Caravan & Star Parties

Date: August 13, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Event Description

The Dark Sky Caravan is celebrating Minnesota’s dark skies through virtual events and star parties!

Facebook Event, August 9-10, 7pm
Join Planetarium staff and local partners on Facebook Live Aug. 9-10 at 7:00 p.m. to learn about the efforts to preserve our dark skies and how you can enjoy them for yourself.

Star Parties, August 11-14, 8-10pm
Come out to one of our star parties for telescope viewing and live star shows (weather permitting).
We will be at different locations every night:

Wednesday, Aug. 11
Outside the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium, UMD, Duluth
In addition to the star party, guests can enjoy a short (15 min) planetarium show. Shows will run every 20 minutes starting at 8p. Show sizes are limited to 13 people and all guests must wear a mask inside the planetarium.

Thursday, Aug. 12
Tettegouche State Park

Friday, Aug. 13
North House Folk School

Saturday, Aug. 14
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center

All events are free and open to the public.

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Dark Sky Caravan & Star Parties