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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

NASA Wallops Flight Facility Summer Events

Discover the night sky from Assateague Island! The event will begin with auditorium presentations followed by stargazing with telescopes and binoculars (weather permitting).

Times & Locations
7:30, 8:00, and 8:30 p.m.
Astronomy 101 Presentation 
Herbert H Bateman Education Center Auditorium 
(Limited space available; first come first serve; rain or shine)


8:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
Night Sky Observations through telescopes and binoculars at the north end of Parking Lot #1
(Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather; refuge closes at 10 p.m.) 

This series is free and open to the public, however park entrance fees still apply. For entrance fee information visit http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Chincoteague/visit/fees.html.

For more information visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.

Optional items to bring: binoculars, a red light, and insect repellant

This series is a collaboration between Assateague Island National Seashore,Chincoteague National Wildlife RefugeDelmarva Space Sciences Foundation, and the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.

8231 Beach Road/PO Box 62, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336

Discover interesting facts about the Sun, learn how eclipses work, and find out where and how to safely view the Great Eclipse of 2017. 

This lecture, presented by the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation is suitable for the novice and people with a background in astronomy and space sciences. 

*Please enjoy the eclipse safely. Eclipse safety information can be found here: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/

**All programs are subject to change or cancellation due to launch operations and exhibit renovations; space is limited.

NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center
Route 175, Wallops Island 23337 
 


New this Summer! Discover the night sky from Assateague Island National Seashore at the north end - Berlin, Maryland! The event will begin with auditorium presentations followed by stargazing with telescopes and binoculars (weather permitting).

Time & Locations
7:00, 7:30, 8:00, and 8:30 p.m.
Astronomy 101 Presentations 
Assateague Visitor Center Auditorium 
(Limited space available; first come first serve; rain or shine)

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Drop-in astronomy-themed activities for children
Assateague Island Visitor Center 
(Limited supplies available; first come first serve; rain or shine)

8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Night Sky Observations through telescopes and binoculars at the south end of North Ocean Beach Parking Lot. Parking available at the north end of same lot.
(Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather)

This series is free and open to the public, however park entrance fees still apply. For entrance fee information visit https://www.nps.gov/asis/planyourvisit/fees.htm.

For event information visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter

Optional items to bring: binoculars, a red light, and insect repellant

This series is a collaboration between Assateague Island National Seashore,Chincoteague National Wildlife RefugeDelmarva Space Sciences FoundationAssateague State Park, and the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.

Assateague Island National Seashore
7206 National Seashore Ln, Berlin, Maryland 21811

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