Star Gazing Event Set For Saturday At Overlook Park In White Rock


Los Alamos County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Divisions have partnered up with the Pajarito Astronomers for the Dark Night program. Anyone with an interest in star gazing and the chance to look through a telescope is invited to come out to Spirio Soccer Fields Saturday night, Sept. 24 at Overlook Park in White Rock.Arrive at nightfall for viewing, or around sunset for setting up.

Jupiter and Saturn will be visible most of the night as well as lots of lovely stars, star clusters, and deep space objects. If arriving at night and approaching Spirio Fields, please use parking lights if possible. Bring a red flashlight for safety. This gathering is weather permitting. The remaining Dark Night dates for 2022 are Oct. 22 and Nov. 19. Photo of the Triangulum Galaxy by Jeremy Best. Updates and more information available at: