Stargazing at Rockport

When:  Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time:  8:30 pm - 11:59 pm

Where:  Rockport State Recreation Area

Cost:  Free and open to everyone!* 

Celebrate International Dark Sky Week at one of Michigan's Dark Sky Preserves! On April 20 from 8:30-11:00 pm come to Rockport State Recreation Area to view the night sky.  Besser Museum Planetarium Instructor John Heath will point out visible constellations and answer questions.  There will be telescopes to view details in the night sky while you stay warm with a bonfire and s’mores.

Telescopes for night sky observing provided by the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan.

For more information visit or call 989-356-2202.

*A valid Recreation Passport is required for every vehicle entering the park.



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Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan


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