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Black Canyon Astronomy Festival

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Night sky over Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (NPS)

Montrose, Colo. – Come celebrate the starry night skies of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Black Canyon). The park’s annual astronomy festival, known as AstroFest, will take place Thursday, September 22 through Saturday, September 24.

With the help of partner organization Black Canyon Astronomical Society, there will be stargazing opportunities all three nights of the festival, as well as daytime activities at the South Rim Visitor Center with park rangers and visiting astronomers.

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September 22
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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