StarWalk® 2013   

The dates for the upcoming 2013 StarWalk program have been announced.  This will be the 16th year of StarWalk at Copper Breaks State Park.  Please join us for an exciting and educational program this year!

StarWalk® is a family-oriented entertaining and educational naked-eye tour under the dark skies of Copper Breaks State Park.  Following our formal program, participants are given the opportunity to view planets, galaxies, nebulas, star clusters and other beautiful sights through some very nice telescopes provided and operated by our volunteer Skyguides.  

Sun Fun is an opportunity to view our nearest star using specialized solar telescopes or others equipped with solar filters.  Our sun features interesting characteristics that make this a unique experience

The program runs monthly from April through October.  It is open to the public and lots of fun!!!  


News ReleaseStarWalk® has been selected as a participant program in the prestigious Night Sky Network developed  and sponsored by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.   StarWalk is listed under "The Quahadi Society, Inc."
Read the entire news release here *

News Release:  July 12, 2006 StarWalknews release here*

*requires Acrobat Reader - to download a free copy click here


 

2013 StarWalk Schedule

Date

Theme Sun Fun Begins StarWalk Begins
   April 6th

The King of Planets

5:00 PM 9:00 PM
   May 4th

Galaxy Clusters

5:15 PM 9:15 PM
   June 8th

Sensational Saturn

5:45 PM 9:45 PM
   July 6th

The Evening Star

5:45 PM 9:45 PM
   August 3rd

Summer Nebulae

5:30 PM 9:30 PM
   September 7th

Lunar-tics

4:45 PM 8:45 PM
   October 26th

The Galaxy in Andromeda

3:45 PM 7:45 PM
       
       

Times are approximate, you can verify exact times by calling Copper Breaks State Park at 940-839-4331 prior to the StarWalk.


Volunteers 

StarWalk operates thanks to the assistance of our volunteer SkyGuides.  If you are interested in bringing your scope and volunteering as a SkyGuide, please contact our coordinator:   Volunteer Coordinator


 

Where???

Copper Breaks State Park is located 13 miles south of Quanah and 8 miles north of Crowell  on Texas State Highway 6.

 

Want to know more about StarWalk?

 

 

For StarWalk program questions, please call Copper Breaks State Park at 940-839-4331.


StarWalk is sponsored by the Quahadi Society Inc., the non-profit support group for
Copper Breaks State Park.