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Events and programming

The Department of Parks and Recreation is pleased to provide to our community and visitors, special events and programming throughout the year.

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Sedona Star Party

Presentation and telescope viewing

night sky in Sedona ArizonaThrough the lens of a telescope!

  • Friday, August 2
  • Posse Grounds Park lower softball field
  • Free for all ages
  • 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

As the last of the Winter constellations dip into the western horizon,  the rich stream of stars in the Summer Milky Way are rising high in  the sky. The constellations of Cygnus the Swan, Vulpecula the Fox ,  Aquila the Eagle, Sagittarius the Archer and Scorpius the Scorpion are  just a few of the star rich areas that hide open clusters, planetary  nebula, globular clusters and emission nebula only visible in the many  telescopes that will be set up for everyone to view thru. The planets  Jupiter and Saturn will also be visible. Laser guided  constellation tours will also be available during the event.

This event is mStar Party 2018 logoade possible through the collaboration between the Sedona Chamber of Commerce, Keep Sedona Beautiful, Astronomers of the Verde Valley and the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation Department.

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