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Star Party, Patoka Lake
Start Date: 7/27/2019Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 7/27/2019End Time: 10:00 PM
Event Description:
29th Annual event.

10a-2:30p At the Nature Center
Solar Bead Bracelets - join the Naturalist indoors to make a solar bead bracelet. Beads will be clear inside and will change colors with the sun when you step outdoors. Cost is $2/bracelet.

6-10p At the Beach
6p to Sunset: Photos with full size astronaut cutouts (in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing)
6p to Sunset: Solar Observing - safely view the Sun through specially filtered telescopes.
7p: "The Wonders of the Cosmos" - a presentation that is both entertaining and educational.
8p: "The Night Sky over Patoka" - an interactive tour of our Night Sky.
9-10p (or later!): Electronically Assisted Astronomy - Special video camera and telescope equipment will be set up to allow stargazing for those who do not have the visual acuity or ability to view through a telescope eyepiece.
9-10p (or later!): Views of the Night Sky - Telescopes will be set up for public observation of the sky. Amateur astronomers will share their knowledge of our solar system, our galaxy, and many wondrous things within, and distant galaxies.
Location Information:
Patoka Lake
3084 N. Dillard Road
Birdseye, IN 47513
Phone: (812) 685-2464
Contact Information:
Name: Whitney Buechler
Phone: 812-685-2447
State calendar entry type:
State calendar entry category:
Things to do
State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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