Perseids Meteor Shower Party

When Aug 09, 2013
from 08:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where Franklin Mountains State Park
Contact Name Adrianna Weickhardt
Contact Email
Contact Phone (915) 566-6441

Must have reservation to participate.  Please call:  (915) 566-6441

Friday, August 9 – ($5.00 – park entrance fee)

Perseids Meteor Shower Party

Meet at Tom Mays Unit @ Franklin Mountains State Park

Start:  8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Description:  Rangers from Franklin Mountains State Park and Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site will lead presentations and activities about the Perseid meteor shower, constellation folklore, and our vanishing dark skies. Then, view the cosmos through two provided telescopes or sit back and enjoy the meteor shower!

Bring:  Participants should bring a flashlight, folding chair or blanket, and water.

Directions to Tom Mays Unit: 

From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards Mountains for 3.8 miles, Park entrance will be on the left, but you’ll actually pass it, make a u-turn then enter on the right.  From Eastside on Hwy 54, exit Transmountain Rd, travel west 7 miles over/thru the mountains, Park entrance will be on the right.

 


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