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26th Annual Star Party, Patoka Lake
Start Date: 6/24/2017Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 6/24/2017End Time: 10:00 PM
Event Description:
  • Noon - 4p.m. at the Nature Center
    • 12PM "A Total Solar Eclipse" - An introduction into a Journey of Totality
    • 1PM "The Wonders of the Cosmos" - Astronomical Objects within the Reach of Amateur Telescopes
    • 2PM "Where Will You Be on August 21st?" - The 2017 Total Eclipse
    • 3PM "The Night Sky over Patoka" - An Interactive Tour of our Night Sky
    • 1 to 3PM Constellation Crafts - where kids can make it and take it
    • 11 to 4PM Solar Observing - Safely view the Sun through specially filtered telescopes
  • 6 - 10p.m. at the Beach
    • 6 to 10PM "Stars at the Beach" Amateur astronomers will share their knowledge of the night sky and have telescopes set up for viewing of celestial wonders. A special astronomy presentation will be held at 8PM. Certified glasses safe for viewing the upcoming solar eclipse will be given away at the Nature Center and Beach for all in attendance, while supplies last.
Location Information:
Patoka Lake  (View Map)
3084 N. Dillard Road
Birdseye, IN 47513
Phone: (812) 685-2464
Contact Information:
Name: Dana Reckelhoff
Phone: 812-685-2447
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State calendar entry category:
Things to do
State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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