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Free Public Star Party at the Antietam National Battlefield

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April 16, 2016

The TriState Astronomers will be hosting a FREE public star party at the Antietam Battlefield in Sharpsburg, MD. On the night of Saturday, April 16. This event will be one night only this spring. Telescopes will be set up near the visitor's center parking lot for public viewing of the spring night sky, from sunset until around 11 pm. Observing will be ongoing throughout the evening. There will also be laser guided sky tours of various stars and constellations. Also educational astronomy handouts. There will also be a kids zone with a few club telescopes for hands on use. Please note the event will be cancelled (or postponed to a later date)if the sky is cloudy. For more information: call 301-988-9828, email Go to for more information on the TriState Astronomers.

Event Details

Event Category
  • Free
  • History
  • Kid-friendly
  • Nature & Outdoor
  • Special Events
General Information
  • Family-friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Outside Baltimore


Antietam National Battlefield
5831 Dunker Church Road
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
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