Winter Constellations Dark Sky Program

Pipe Spring National Monument
406 North Pipe Spring Road Fredonia, AZ
February 28, 2020 7:00 pm
Join us at Pipe Spring National Monument for an hour-long program dedicated to the history of winter constellations and their meanings to the Southern Paiute people, Friday February 28th, at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. Topics covered will be constellations and planets viewable in the winter season as well as in the month of February. Meanings of the winter constellations from a Native perspective including how the stars shaped daily life of the ancients. This lecture will be given by IIC Intern Autumn Gillard, a descendant of the Paiute Indian tribe of Utah. The park will provide binoculars for viewing as well as a small telescope to view the moon.
For the talk, the entrance fee of $10/person will be charged at the Visitor Center for this event held on the monument grounds; Interagency passes will be accepted for the program. Visitors are encouraged to dress warm for the weather, including jacket, gloves, and hat.