Spring Stargazing

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Spring Stargazing

A free special event from the Centerville-Washington Park District! See the moon and other celestial objects in one of the darkest locations in Centerville!

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Address: 2230 E. Centerville Station Rd., Dayton, OH 45459 [Map/directions]
Event has passed (Sat, Apr 02 2022)
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Cost: FREE

Spring Stargazing

Explore the wilderness above as we look at two planets and the Moon. We will also see less commonly viewed objects that historical astronomers simply referred to as nebula.

Local amateur astronomers will make equipment available to view the night sky on the paths near the Smith House. See the Moon and other celestial objects in one of the darkest locations in Centerville! A naturalist will be on hand to lead short night hikes. We’ll stay warm with a campfire on this early spring night.

Hikes, crafts, and other activities will run from 6:00 - 9:00pm. The Smith House lights will be turned off at 8:00pm for stargazing lead by the Boonshoft Museum Astronomy team. Opportunities to watch the night sky will be available until 10:00pm.

Bill Yeck Park

Spring Stargazing is taking place at Bill Yeck Park, which is located at 2230 E. Centerville Station Rd. in Dayton. Bill Yeck Park - Bill Yeck Park is a 194-acre natural area along 1.75 miles of Sugar Creek.

Centerville-Washington Park District.

Centerville-Washington Park District - Ohio Township Park District with more than 1,030 acres of open space preserved at 51 parks.

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