The Department of Environmental Protection’s Henderson Beach State Park will host a stargazing program this weekend.
Northwest Florida Astronomy Association volunteers will set up several telescopes for public viewing of star clusters, planets and galaxies, and answer questions about the night sky.
Before sunset, the telescopes will be equipped for safe viewing of the sun. Residents of all ages are invited to enjoy an evening of stargazing.
The park admission fee includes the program.
The park closes at sunset; all those attending the stargazing should arrive before sunset.
Call 837-7550 for sunset time.
WANT TO GO?
WHAT: Stargazing by the Shore
WHEN: 5-10 p.m. Friday, June 20
WHERE: Henderson Beach State Park, Okaloosa County, on Highway 98 just east of Destin
$6 per vehicle with 2-8 people
$4 per single occupant vehicle
$2 per pedestrian, bicyclist, extra passenger or passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.