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[DNR] Perseid Meteor Stargaze at Indiana Dunes State Park, Aug. 9
Start Date: 8/9/2014Start Time: 8:30 PM
End Date: 8/9/2014
Entry Description
Indiana Dunes State Park will host its eighth annual Perseid Meteor Stargaze on Aug. 9 from 8:30 p.m. to dawn at the park’s beach pavilion.

Night-sky mapping and Native American sky lore begin at 8:30 p.m. After 9 p.m., stars will begin to appear. Constellation talks will highlight star formations visible over the dunes this time of year. Additionally, naturalists will have a telescope for deep-sky viewing. The evening coincides with the annual Perseid meteor shower. The meteor peak will occur Sunday and Monday night, but Saturday night also will offer excellent viewing.

Participation is free after paying the standard gate fee of $5 per Indiana vehicle and $10 per out-of-state vehicle. For more information, call the nature center at (219) 926-1390.

Indiana Dunes State Park is at 1600 North 25 E. Chesterton, 46304.
Contact Information:
Name: Brad Bumgardner
Phone: (219) 926-1390
Email: bbumgardner@dnr.IN.gov
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