Grant’s Getaways — Star Parties (2013)


This week’s Grant’s Getaways shows you what to expect at a Oregon State Parks star party. Four parties are scheduled in early August when stars and meteors light up the sky.

Aug. 3

Silver Falls State Park 9th Annual Star Party. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. South Falls Day-use Area. Telescopes provided by Night Sky 45. $5 day-use parking fee.
Dexter State Recreation Site Dark Sky Star Party. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Telescopes provided by Eugene Astronomical Society. Free parking.

Aug. 12

Rooster Rock State Park Perseid Meteor Shower Watch. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Telescopes provided by Oregon Museum of Science and Industry & Rose City Astronomers. $5 day-use parking fee.
Stub Stewart State Park Perseid Meteor Shower Watch. 9 -11:30 p.m. Hilltop Day-use Area. Telescopes provided by Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Rose City Astronomers & Vancouver Sidewalk Astronomers. $5 day-use parking fee.

See the Oregon State Parks event calendar for details.

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