Kenlake State Park Solar Eclipse Events

Friday, August 18th

5:00 A.M. Pre-Dawn Outdoor Telescope Observing
Join the StarGeezer Mark Steven Williams as he shows you the waning crescent Moon and the planet Venus.  This glorious site will help you visualize how the Moon will overtake the Sun on Monday.

2:00 P.M.  Solar Viewing with Telescope
We'll be demonstrating a pinhole camera, projection viewing, and filtered telescopes.

6:00 P.M. Meet the Star Geezer
Dinner in the Aurora Landing Restaurant and meet and greet with Mr. Williams and other Eclipse viewers! 

9:00 P.M. Star Party
Tour the late summer sky! We'll Point our giant reflector telescope and view Saturn's Rings, Jupiter, and other deep sky wonders!

Saturday, August 19th

5:00 A.M.  Pre-Dawn Outdoor Telescope Viewing
The Planet Venus will be rising around 5:15 A.M.

2:00 P.M. Indoor Presentation
Safely Observing A Solar Eclipse

9:00 P.M. Sky Party
During August our view looks directly into the Center of the Milky Way.  Cloudy Weather cancels.

Sunday, August 20th

Noon - The History and Mythology of the Solar Eclipse/How to Maximize you Viewing Experience

Monday, August 21st

8:00 A.M. Breakfast with the StarGeezer
Last minute update on observing techniques.

10:00 A.M. Set up Telescopes for Viewing