Annual stargazing party coming to Cedar Key

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    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve and Cedar Key Museum State Park will host National Stars-n-Parks Programs 

Jan. 31- Feb. 4. 


   Amateur astronomers are coming to town and bringing their high-powered telescopes for a week long stargazing event and Cedar Key is one of the few places in the nation with skies dark enough to host such an event. This is a public education astronomy program given by volunteers. Activities are designed to stimulate interest in astronomy and to educate the public about advantages of protecting the night sky from light pollution. 


Events will include:


n Public Stargazing and Slide Shows

Cedar Key Museum State Park

12231 S.W. 166 Court

Cedar Key, Florida

Monday, Jan. 31, and Friday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m.

There is no charge for this event.


n Stargazing Hayride

Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve

Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 6:45 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.

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