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Astronomy Festival Telescope Operator 2023

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Whether you bring your own telescope for the nightly telescope fields or bring your own solar telescope for daytime observing, (or both) you'll be able to share your love for astronomy with hundreds of people every night/day of the astronomy festival!

Salt Lake Astronomical Society (SLAS), University of Utah, and other local groups typically join us, but individuals and groups from other areas are always welcome!

Daytime activities typically run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

All telescope operators and festival staff will meet at 6:00 p.m. each evening before setup to discuss the plan for the field.

Telescope field area is open for set up between 8:00 p.m. and 9:30p.m.

The nightly telescope field is open to the public 10:00 p.m. to midnight unless weather causes a cancellation.

White lights are only allowed before 9:30 p.m. and after midnight for setup and tear down.

Operators may leave telescopes up after field shutdown for personal observing if desired.

Start Date - 2023-06-14

End Date - 2023-06-17

Activities include: Conservation Education;Visitor Information;Night Sky / Astronomy

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: Camp Sites

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Arts & Culture, Environment, Sports & Recreation


Tue Jun 13, 2023 - Sat Jun 17, 2023
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM


Highway 63Bryce, UT 84764



  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Wednesday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday

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