Star Party

Official Website
Event Start
2:00 PM on Apr 1, 2017
Event End
9:00 PM on Apr 1, 2017

Come explore the skies above southern Arizona with us. View the stars, planets and other wonders of the cosmos. There will be solar viewing during the day and an astronomy viewing after dark. A Special Presentation “Arizon’a Night Skies: Past, Present, and Future” by guest speaker, Dr. John Barentine.

When: 2 PM to 9 PM on April 1 2017

Where: Kartchner Caverns State Park

Admission:  Entrance fee $7 per vehicle (1-4 adults), or fee waived for reserved cave tour ticket holders.

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Event Start
2:00 PM on Saturday, April 1, 2017
Event End
9:00 PM on Saturday, April 1, 2017
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Additional Information

The day's programs (weather permitting):

2 PM to 5 PM - Solar Viewing: Safely observe the sun through solar telescopes.

5:30 PM - Guest Speaker Dr. John Barentine, astronomer and Program manager, International Dark-Sky Association.

6:30 PM to 9PM - Evening Star Viewing: In the bus parking lot next to the Discovery Center.

Basic Directions

9 miles south of Benson on Hwy 90.