Chimney Rock Night Sky Archaeoastronomy Program

Friday, August 18, 2017

Chimney Rock's entertaining yet educational Night-Sky Archaeoastronomy Program includes a one-hour astronomy demonstration at the Visitor Cabin. Guests will learn about naked-eye astronomy of the Ancestral Puebloans and the solar system and universe. Then participants will drive to the upper mesa for approximately 1.5 hours of night-sky viewing through telescopes.

Participants are advised to bring binoculars, water (also for sale at the Visitor Cabin), flashlights, and coats. The upper parking area is paved and wheelchair accessible, with restroom facilities.

Stars & Galaxies - When the sky is dark, see the stars and learn about the constellations. May 19, June 16, July 21,August 18, Septemer 22.


Our Solar System - Get a close-up view of features on the moon.

June 2, June 30, July 28, September 1

Reservations are required.  Tickets are $12/adults and $5.00 for children 5-16 years of age. Ticket purchase is considered a donation and is non-refundable.


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