Bryce Canyon Annual Astronomy Festival

STARS, PLANETS & THE MILKY WAY

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Join us for our 17th Annual Astronomy Festival with Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers and the Salt Lake Astronomical Society. (Keynote speaker to be determined)

DAY 1:

10:00am-3:00pm (open house)
SOLAR ASTRONOMY @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center

10:00am-2:00pm (assembly) and 11:00am-3:00pm (launch) MODEL ROCKET BUILDING & LAUNCHING workshop @ Bryce Canyon City Fire Station/Emergency Service Bldg. (kits with motor from $10-$30 – purchase rocket kit voucher at Visitor Center bookstore) Spectating is FREE and encouraged!

1:00-4:00pm Afternoon Stargazing in PORTABLE PLANETARIUM – Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium

4:00-5:30pm PLANET WALK @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center

6:00-7:00pm PLANISPHERE PRACTICE @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater

3 CONCURRENT PRESENTATIONS – FREE tickets must be obtained in person @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center beginning at 6:00p.m. on Tuesday.

– 8:15-9:15pm @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater: TBA

– 8:45-9:45pm @ Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium: TBA

– 9:15-10:15pm @ North Campground Amphitheater: TBA

10:00pm-12:30am STARGAZING @ The Bryce Canyon Visitor Center’s trailer drop-off/overflow parking lot:

HUGE TELESCOPES provided by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society & Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers.

CONSTELLATION TOURS by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers

DAY 2:

10:00am-3:00pm (open house)
SOLAR ASTRONOMY @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center

10:00am-2:00pm (assembly) and 11:00am-3:00pm (launching) MODEL ROCKET BUILDING & LAUNCHING workshop @ Bryce Canyon City Fire Station/Emergency Service Bldg. (kits with motor from $10-$30 – purchase rocket kit voucher at Visitor Center bookstore Spectating is FREE and encouraged!
1:00-4:00pm Afternoon Stargazing in PORTABLE PLANETARIUM – Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium.

4:00-5:30pm PLANET WALK @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center

6:00-7:00pm PLANISPHERE PRACTICE @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater

3 CONCURRENT PRESENTATIONS – FREE tickets must be obtained in person @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center beginning at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night.
– 8:15-9:15pm @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center: TBA

– 8:45-9:45pm @ Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium: TBA

– 9:15-10:15pm @ North Campground Amphitheater: TBA
10:00pm-12:30am STARGAZING @ The Bryce Canyon Visitor Center’s trailer drop-off/overflow parking lot:

HUGE TELESCOPES provided by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society & Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers.

CONSTELLATION TOURS by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers

DAY 3:

10:00am-3:00pm (open house)
SOLAR ASTRONOMY @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center

10:00am-2:00pm (assembly) and 11:00am-3:00pm (launching) MODEL ROCKET BUILDING & LAUNCHING workshop @ Bryce Canyon City Fire Station/Emergency Service Bldg. (kits with motor from $10-$30 – purchase rocket kit voucher at Visitor Center bookstore) Spectating is FREE and encouraged!

1:00-4:00pm Afternoon Stargazing in PORTABLE PLANETARIUM – Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium
4:00-5:30pm PLANET WALK @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center

6:00-7:00pm PLANISPHERE PRACTICE @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater

9:00-10:15pm KEYNOTE: (Will be announced soon)
“TBD”
(see above)
@ Ruby’s Inn’s Ebenezer’s Barn & Grill
1000 tickets available at the door or ADVANCED SALES Wed-Fri 2-6pm Ruby’s Best Western Lobby.
$3.00 per person
$10.00 per immediate family
(Children 5 and under Free)

10:00pm-12:30am STARGAZING @ The Bryce Canyon Visitor Center’s trailer drop-off/overflow parking lot:

HUGE TELESCOPES provided by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society & Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers.

CONSTELLATION TOURS by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers

DAY 4:

10:00am-3:00pm (open house)
SOLAR ASTRONOMY @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center

10:00am-2:00pm (assembly) and 11:00am-3:00pm (launching) MODEL ROCKET BUILDING & LAUNCHING workshop @ Bryce Canyon City Fire Station/Emergency Service Bldg. (kits with motor from $10-$30 – purchase rocket kit voucher at Visitor Center bookstore) Spectating is FREE and encouraged!
1:00-400pm Afternoon Stargazing in PORTABLE PLANETARIUM – Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium

4:00-5:30pm PLANET WALK @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center

3 CONCURRENT PRESENTATIONS – FREE tickets must be obtained in person @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center beginning at 10:00 p.m. Friday night.
– 8:15-9:15pm @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater: TBA

– 8:45-9:45pm @ Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium: TBA

– 9:15-10:15pm @ North Campground Amphitheater: TBA
10:00pm-12:30am STARGAZING @ The Bryce Canyon Visitor Center’s trailer drop-off/overflow parking lot:

HUGE TELESCOPES provided by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society and Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers

CONSTELLATION TOURS by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers