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Perseids Meteor Watch at Blackwater Falls

August 11, 2018 @ 9:01 pm

Naturalist Paulita Cousin will be conducting a Perseid Meteor Watch party at the Blackwater Falls Nature Center, starting at 9 p.m. Made of tiny space debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle, the Perseids are named after the constellation Perseus. A New Moon creates dark skies and excellent conditions to see the shooting stars. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the show.

The star dome from NASA’s Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility, home of NASA’s IV&V Program will be a featured activity the week of August 10-16. An interpretative schedule will be available at the nature center or Blackwater Falls Lodge front desk.

To learn more about interpretative activities and events at Blackwater Falls, contact Paulita Cousin at 304-259-5511 or [email protected]


August 11, 2018
9:01 pm