Explore with us and see what’s glimmering overhead in the night sky!
*FOGS primary focus will be to observe and become truly familiar with the stars, planets, moons and constellations immediately visible in the sky above the park, but also to become knowledgeable about their place in our galaxy and in the known and ever expanding scope of the Universe.
Come to observe Sunset/Moonrise, Phases of the Moon, Arcturus, The Summer Triangle~Vega/Lyra, Deneb/Cygnus, Altair, The Northern Cross/Albireo, Jupiter, Hercules/M13, The Big Dipper, Polaris, Scorpius/Antares, Sagittarius,Square of Pegasus, The Pleiades (Seven Sisters), Cassiopeia, Algol,The International Space Station and millions more!
Calling all Professional, amateur & beginning astronomers...
~ Please Attend ~
Bring your eyes, binoculars, telescopes; books, charts, magazines, photos and DVD's. Share your astronomical questions, knowledge and expertise!
In addition to observing, there will be optional ongoing projects involving star-to-star charts of the constellations during their seasonal movement through the park skies as well as learning the Greek Alphabet and how the constellations came by their names.
Please observe dark sky etiquette by covering your flashlights with red cellophane, or installing red LED bulbs in your flashlights to preserve night vision!
For More Info ~ Telephone: (607) 547-8667; Fax (607) 547-5465
Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 Co Hwy 31, Cooperstown, NY 13326