FOX13 – Stargazing Hot Spots in Utah

  With Cedar Breaks National Monument just being granted International Dark Sky Park designation, an honor reserved for the darkest skies and the most stunning starscapes, Utah is now home to eight of the nation’s sixteen parks. Emily Moench with Visit Utah talked about these parks and some stargazing events you can go to. Check out the interview…

Preserving Dark Skies and Bright Stars: July 26-27

Join Dr. John Barentine, of the International Dark-Sky Association, and Nate Ament, of the Colorado Plateau Dark Sky Cooperative, on July 26-27, for an informative and entertaining night skies event, in Page, Arizona.  You will learn about the unique dark skies of the area, the threats of light pollution, and what you can do to help preserve…

Virgin River Star Party: July 8

Bring all your friends to the Virgin River Star Party, July 8, from 9:30 pm-11  pm. Setup will begin at 8:30 pm. There will be a number of telescopes provided, but if you have your own, feel free to bring them. The event may be canceled if the weather is bad. This event will take place…

Arches Star Party: July 2

Join us on July 2nd, from 9 pm – 11 pm in Arches National Park for stargazing under  Utah’s darkest skies. Southeastern Utah has particularly dark night skies, thanks to the distance from major metropolitan areas. Rangers from Dead Horse Point State Park, Canyonlands National Park, and Arches National Park will join forces -and telescopes- to…