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1st Annual Southwest Astronomy Festival

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SUU and Ashcroft Observatory will be participating in the 1st annual Southwest Astronomy Festival, which will take place Sep. 22-23. We will be holding events at the observatory, at North Elementary, and at the Cedar City Library. Numerous other entities, including Cedar Breaks, Southern Utah Space Foundation, Cedar City Library, Zion National Park, Kaibab Paiute Tribe are also participating.

Come celebrate the night sky with us! We will have activities for all ages, including

  • Night Hikes
  • Solar Viewings
  • Educational Events
  • Networking Events for Astronomy Enthusiasts
  • Star Parties

For a full schedule of events, visit https://www.nps.gov/cebr/planyourvisit/southwest-astronomy-festival.htm. Join us for an unforgettable astronomy festival!

Don't forget to log points for the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, too! 

Photo by Kevin Andrews

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