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Darkest Night of the Year Under Winter’s New Moon

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Date:
January 28
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.midarkskypark.org

Organizer

Mary Stewart Adams
Phone:
231-348-1713
Email:
darksky@emmetcounty.org
Website:
www.midarkskypark.org

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Season
All Seasons
Age
All Ages

Venue

Headlands International Dark Sky Park
15675 Headlands Road
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 United States
Phone:
231-348-1713
Website:
www.midarkskypark.org

January’s New Moon carries the promise of deep darkness for finding the stars and constellations that are used to determine the celestial new year, not only in the Chinese Calendar, but in the Native American and Christian cultures as well. Gather at Headlands just before sunset to learn about these different traditions, to celebrate the year of the rooster, and to follow it all up with some winter stargazing. Some supplies provided, though you are welcome to bring your own. Suitable for ages 9 to 90…

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