Annual Perseid Stargaze

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Indiana Dunes State Park


Date: Saturday, August 11

Time: 8:30pm (CT)

Venue: Indiana Dunes State Park

Address: 1600 N. 25 East, Chesterton, IN 46304

Phone: 219-926-1952

Admission: There is a fee to enter the Indiana Dunes State Park


Annual shooting star event that marks the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower. Night sky mapping the Native American sky lore begin at 8:30 p.m. at the Beach Pavilion. After 9 p.m., the stars will begin to appear. Constellation talks will highlight the many star formations that can be viewed over the dunes this time of year. Additionally, the naturalists will have a telescope on hand for deep sky viewing. The evening coincides with the annual Perseid meteor shower. Saturday night will still offer excellent viewing, with exception for a waxing gibbous moon.