Explore the Night Sky

Explore the Night Sky
/ Oct

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon
07:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Come out to Government Canyon and explore the night sky with the San Antonio Astronomical Association. View planets, moons, constellations, star clusters, nebula, galaxies, and much more. You can also learn the basics of telescope operation. Bring your own telescope or binoculars, or enjoy the sights from one of the SAAA’s telescopes.

Who is Invited
Open to ages 12 and up. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Registration & Fees
Registration is NOT required for this event. All Natural Area entry fees apply; please stop at the self-pay area next to the right of the Fee Booth to self-pay. Correct change is required: $6 per person aged 13 and older; 12 and under are free. If you have a Texas State Park Pass, please enter the number on the appropriate line of the self-pay envelope. Credit cards are NOT accepted when self-paying.

When & Where to Meet
Park in Parking Lot A and walk the short distance to Parking Lot C. Friends of Government Canyon volunteers will be on hand to guide you.

What to Wear & Bring
Dress for the weather. Bring water, a snack if you like, and your own flashlight with a red lens cover.

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