Proxima Centauri courtesy NPS
(FREDONIA, Ariz) – Pipe Spring National Monument will kick off its celebration of Arizona Archeology and Heritage Awareness Month with a Star Party on March 1 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Join National Park rangers and the Dixie University Astronomy Club for an evening of story-telling and dark sky viewing. Listen to cultural stories of the Southern Paiute, Greeks and Romans; learn a bit of astronomical science; discover the importance of protecting dark night skies; and enjoy some close up views of stars and planets.
Dress warm; bring blankets, chairs, and flashlights.
For a complete listing of March programs at Pipe Spring, visit www.nps.gov/pisp, Facebook, or call 928-643-7105. Pipe Spring is located 15 miles west of Fredonia, AZ on AZ 389 or 60 miles east of St. George, UT on UT 59 and AZ 389. Regular entrance fees will apply ($5.00/