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October 13, 2015

The Winter Night Sky at Black Canyon

posted by paulzaenger


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, February 2


Black Canyon National Park, 10346 Hwy 347, Montrose, CO 81401
Drive east 8 miles on U.S. Hwy 50 from Montrose to junction with Colorado Hwy 347. Turn right and drive 6 miles to the South Rim Visitor Center.


See the drama of the Milky Way from your perch at the South Rim of Black Canyon National Park. Join the Black Canyon Astronomy Society and Park Rangers to learn more about the winter night sky, and the latest discoveries from the Mars Curiosity Rover. The evening will start with a special program inside the South Rim Visitor Center, followed by night sky viewing. If weather is bad, call (970) 249-1914, ext. 423. The reschedule date is February 9.

We do start indoors, then move outside, but please be prepared for chilly weather. Hot drinks will be available.


(970) 249-1914, ext. 423
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