NATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY at Zion Mountain Ranch

Presented By: Amazing Earthfest and Stellar Vista Observatory

Night Sky Viewing Event!
CELEBRATE NATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY!

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time: 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Zion Mountain Ranch, UT Hwy 9, Mt Carmel, UT
Directions: Travel north from Kanab on US 89 to Mt. Carmel Junction and turn left onto UT Hwy 9. Drive 9 miles to Zion Mountain Ranch and Cordwood Restaurant on the left side of the road. Astronomical telescopes will be set up for viewing just outside the main lodge.

Description: Experience delicious “farm to fork” dining at the rustic Cordwood Restaurant at Zion Mountain Ranch from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM, then celebrate the next 2019 National Astronomy Day of the Astronomical League, May 11, as a first quarter Moon sets in the deep, dark sky over southern Utah. https://www.astroleague.org/

Zion Mountain Ranch preserves Utah’s night sky with low intensity, shielded outdoor lighting, making it an excellent location to observe the wondrous night sky! Kanab’s Stellar Vista Observatory and Amazing Earthfest will provide astronomical telescopes, operated by enthusiastic volunteers for your enjoyment. Kaibab Band of Southern Paiute Environmental Director Daniel Bullets will present tribal perspectives on the beauty and meaning of the night sky to the Paiute people.

For additional information about this event:

Event Contact Name: Zion Mountain Ranch Staff

Event Contact Phone: 866-648-2555

Event Contact Email: stay@zmr.com

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