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Badlands Astronomy Festival

Interior, SD

Novices and experts alike will enjoy the spectacular dark night skies of Badlands National Park at public star parties each evening. During the day, a variety of family-friendly workshops and special events will provide opportunities for visitors to learn about the night sky, the sun, and space exploration. This year additional telescopes will be provided by Celestron for day and night observations. Events will include nightly special guest speakers, public stargazing activities, solar observing opportunities, planetarium shows, several workshops, as well as equipment demonstrations. The Badlands Natural History Association (BNHA) will offer night sky-themed merchandise for sale in the bookstore at the Ben Reifel Visitor Center.

Event Dates
Jul 25 - 27, 2014

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Address

25216 Ben Reifel Road
Ben Reifel Visitor Center
Interior, SD

Website

Website

Contact

Aaron Kaye
SD Space Grant Consortium

Phone

General: 605-433-5243

Accessible

Yes

Admissions

Free

Tags

Educational/Science
Festival