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Draconids Meteor Shower Watch

Watch the Draconids Meteor Shower over Black Moshannon Lake, while discovering interesting facts about meteors.   Unlike most of the other meteor showers, the Draconids peak as night falls.  This is usually a small meteor shower, with only a few meteors per hour, but it is known to produce some fireballs.  Some years, the sleepy dragon awakes and produces over a hundred meteors an hour.  Will this be the year?   Let's find out.  

Bring a blanket or chair to watch the meteor shower from in front of your vehicles.   We will not be gathering at the picnic tables like we normally do. 

 

***COVID-19 Stipulations***

Pre-registration is required and limited to 24 participants.  If multiple people are attending, please make sure to sign up as a group (including parents/guardians).  Click on the green registration button to sign up.

Program participants must wear a face covering or mask, unless exempt, and social distance during the program

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Black Moshannon State Park
4216 Beaver Road, Philipsburg, PA 16866-9519

Bureau

State Parks

Categories

Get Outdoors PA

Outdoor Activities

Stargazing

Region

North, Pennsylvania Wilds

Cost

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