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Winter Solstice Party at R-Park

December 21st, the Winter Solstice, is an astronomical phenomenon marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year when, often considered the “extreme of winter.” Worldwide, interpretation of the event varies across cultures. Many come together to recognize rebirth involving holidays, festivals, gatherings, rituals, and more.

In Jackson Hole, annual festivities are held at Rendezvous Park. Bring your family and friends anytime between from 5–8 pm. It will be a magical night not to miss!
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1% for the Teton Video Blitz

Vote Early for Wyoming Stargazing!

Wyoming Stargazing, along with three other nonprofits, were selected for this year’s 1% for the Tetons Video Blitz. The nonprofit whom receives the most votes this Friday night will receive a $6,000 grant from 1% for the Tetons! Please attend, enjoy the festivities, watch the short 3-5 min films, and cast your vote for Wyoming Stargazing! The weather for Friday night looks good so we’ll be offering our FREE Public Stargazing Program out on the lawn after the Video Blitz event ends.
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Join Us for a Party with the Perseids

Both town and county voted in our revised LDRs! We’re now one step closer to becoming a Dark Sky Certified community! Look for a future blog post to see what that means and what the next steps are.

But in the meantime, it’s time for a celebration!

Party with the Perseids!

When: Thursday, August 11th, 8pm – late
Where: Rendezvous Park (R-Park)

Rendezvous Land Conservancy and Wyoming Stargazing are teaming up this August to offer you an extraordinary free public event filled with great food, drinks, live music, games, and of course stargazing.
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Wyoming Stargazing: Interview with Dr. Samuel Singer

Check out this recent interview of our Executive Director done by the JH Wildlife Film Festival: Wyoming Stargazing: Interview with Dr. Samuel Singer
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Solar Astronomy at Elevated Grounds

Solar Astronomy

Beginning this Thursday, and every Thursday for the rest of the Summer, from 12:45-2:45pm Wyoming Stargazing will be offering FREE Solar Astronomy Programs out in front of Elevated Grounds coffee shop near the Aspen’s Market in Wilson. Come safely check out solar flares, sunspots, and other features on the Sun through our solar telescopes. You can even snap a picture of these incredible features through our telescope using your smartphone. Elevated Grounds will be having Happy Hour during that time and will be offering up some of their new drinks like Apollo’s Chariot.
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