This western Sonoma County RV park and campground features acres along the Russian River, far enough away from the lights to promise crystal clear views of the heavens. The sites all have a fire ring, lantern hanger, and picnic table, and are classified as rustic because they have no running water. The Astronomy Field has further restrictions on lights, and parts of the park are light-free zones. Its iconic Kayenta Campground is a great place to stay for a meteor shower. No matter when we go stargazing, however, we can find places to camp that yield the least light pollution and allow us an unobstructed view of the skies. The group of Jupiter's four largest moons was named in honor of Galileo Galilei who observed them more than years ago.
Amazing Starts Here…
We were looking south when the green ball appeared — looked to be moving from east to west, and parallel to the horizon. Workshops, presetations and childrens activities daily. Please visit our Facebook page Pennyrile Stargaze for the latest information. Appeared to break up into smaller fragments as it disappeared. The extended constellation stick figures add to the distraction on the page. Join us for a Pot Luck lunch and door prizes on Saturday. We saw it in Falls Church, VA.
10 U.S. Dark-Sky Parks You Need To Visit - Sky & Telescope
Archived from the original PDF on September 23, Williamsport Lumber Capital First ed. We too saw a green fireball with a tail! A large stand of cherry trees in the park.
Cherry Springs State Park
Description: About miles south of light-polluted Orlando is Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, which has purpose-built astronomy pads dedicated to observing the night sky. It was an awesome site and I wondered if others had also seen it. Faint shadows cast by milkyway visible on white objects. Views Read Edit View history.