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Wyoming Stargazing Pre-Eclipse Fundraising Party
August 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Join Wyoming Stargazing at the summit of Snow King Mountain for one fabulous pre-eclipse fundraising party on Saturday evening before the eclipse.
On Saturday, author and astrobiologist David Grinspoon will deliver an alluring presentation on astronomy, life in the universe, and the eclipse.
After the presentation, weather permitting, join our Stargazing Leaders and 10 telescopes outside the tent for the valley’s best views of Jupiter, Saturn, star clusters, nebulae, and far off galaxies.
We’ll also be dedicating our outdoor inflatable planetarium, The Dark Sky Pavilion, with special showings of the American Museum of Natural History’s film Dark Universe, which is narrated by Neil deGrass Tyson.
Don’t leave before you get a signed photo from Astronaut Scott!
· 7pm-8pm: Ride the lift to the summit at between
· 7:30pm-8:30pm: Enjoy refreshments at the summit. Get an autographed picture with NASA Astronaut Scott Altman
· 8:30-9:15pm: Be mesmerized by an alluring presentation from Dr. David Grinspoon on Saturday and a mind-bending presentation from Prof. Douglas Leonard on Sunday.
· 9:30pm-11pm: Stargazing with 10 telescopes and astronomy educators from Wyoming Stargazing and watch the Dark Universe in the Dark Sky Pavilion.
· 10pm-11pm: Ride the lift back down the mountain