of the darkest in the nation allowing visitors from around the world to enjoy pristine skies full of stars, constellations, and the Milky Way.
This event celebrates these precious resources and humanity’s connection to the night skies.
Friday, September 19, 2014 - Capitol Reef National Park, UT
• 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Daytime astronomy program at Ripple Rock Nature Center.
• 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Evening program with guest speaker John Barantine, astronomer from the International Dark Skies Association at the campground amphitheater.
• 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Stargazing at the campground amphitheater with local and regional astronomers.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 – Robbers Roost Bookstore, Torrey, UT
• 7:30 pm-8:30 pm. Evening program with John Barantine, astronomer from the International Dark Skies Association.
• 8:30 pm and beyond. Stargazing behind the bookstore.
All events are free and open to the public. Learn about the Entrada Institute and the Heritage Starfest at www.entradainstitute.org and www.heritagestarfest.org. Visit www.ida.org to learn about the International Dark Sky Association at. More information about Capitol Reef
National Park can be found at www.nps.gov/care.