Join the Mount St. Helens Institute, the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of Galileo Astronomy Club, and Rose City Astronomers for the Mount St. Helens Sky and Star Party. Amateur astronomers from Friends of Galileo of Longview, Washington and Rose City Astronomers of Portland, Oregon will share their solar and sky telescopes with the public. Crafts and activities will be available. Three lectures will provide more background information. Overnight camping registration has sold out.
Saturday, July 9th, 2016| 1:00pm – 1:00am (on Sunday, June 10th)
- 1pm to 5pm - Activities, Crafts, and Solar Viewing (solar telescope)
- 3pm, 5pm - Solar System Walk
- 2pm, 4pm, 7pm – Speakers
- 5pm to 7pm - Buffet dinner available for purchase (included with overnight accommodations)
- 9pm to 1pm - Star Party *WEATHER DEPENDENT*
An opportunity to enjoy and learn more about the area surrounding our planet in a place with limited light pollution. A chance to use telescopes to get an even clearer image.