Monthly Archives: August 2014

Star-Gazing Kindles Autistic Boy’s Learning, Speech at Cherry Springs State Park

See the Video – Will Yurman ventured to Cherry Springs’ star party in Pennsylvania and captured the touching story of how star-gazing changed an autistic boy’s life. His autism, diagnosed at an early age, left him closed off to people and the world. His passion for astronomy has opened him up to more than […]

So Long Saturn! Friday & Saturday Night at Cherry Springs State Park

 Friday & Saturday Night 08/15 – 16 at the Night Sky Viewing area.   Join park staff and volunteers as we look through telescopes to observe the last evening views of the ringed planet. Also enjoy a laser guided tour of the constellations and hear the legends and the myths that surround these patterns in […]

Cherry Springs Event – Moonlight Movie and Lunar Viewing- The Explorers

 Friday & Saturday Night (08/08/2014 & 08/09/2014). 930pm to 11:00pm at The Night Sky Viewing Area. Forty five years ago we left our home planet and walked on the moon. Join us for a short film as we continue our journey of lunar exploration with the Apollo 12-17 missions. Hear in their own words the […]

The most beautiful stargazing location on Earth

Cherry Springs State Park on the Weather Channel Hundreds of amateur astronomers gather at Cherry Springs in Pennsylvania to catch a glimpse of the stars and the Milky Way. They turn to The Weather Channel forecast to find clear skies, low wind, and low humidity for the best views of the cosmos. Visit […]