Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival

Day 1: Wednesday, June 13 2018

  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Rocket Building Assembly at Bryce Canyon City Fire Station
  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Rocket Launching at Bryce Canyon City Fire Station
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Solar Viewing at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center
  • 2:30 pm
    Planet Walk at Sunset Point
  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Star Lab at Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm
    Planisphere Practice at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater
  • 8:15 pm – 10:15 pm
    Three concurrent 1-hour Evening Presentations. Free tickets must be obtained in person at the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center the day of the program, beginning at 8:00 am.

    – 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater: Star Stories by Dr. Amy Sayle

    – 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm at Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium: Ladies of the Night Sky by Ranger Kelsey Isom

    – 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm at North Campground Amphitheater: A Briefer History of Astronomy by Ranger Ben Benson

  • 10:30 pm -12:30 am
    Stargazing at the telescope field. See brochure for shuttle information.
    – Huge Telescopes provided by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society , University of Utah, and Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers
    Constellation Tours by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers

Day 2: Thursday, June 14 2018

  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Rocket Building Assembly at Bryce Canyon City Fire Station
  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Rocket Launching at Bryce Canyon City Fire Station
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Solar Viewing at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center
  • 2:30 pm
    Planet Walk at Sunset Point
  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Star Lab at Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm
    Planisphere Practice at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater
  • 8:15 pm – 10:15 pm
    Three concurrent 1-hour Evening Presentations. Free tickets must be obtained in person at the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center the day of the program, beginning at 8:00 am.

    – 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater: Afraid of the Light by Ranger John Isom

    – 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm at Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium: Companions in the Sky by Ranger Kayla Lanoue

    – 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm at North Campground Amphitheater: Farewell to Saturn: Cassini’s Grand Finale by Ranger Gigi Giles

  • 10:30 pm -12:30 am
    Stargazing at the telescope field. See brochure for shuttle information.
    – Huge Telescopes provided by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society , University of Utah, and Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers
    Constellation Tours by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers
Day 3: Friday, June 15 2018

  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Rocket Building Assembly at Bryce Canyon City Fire Station
  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Rocket Launching at Bryce Canyon City Fire Station
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Solar Viewing at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center
  • 2:30 pm
    Planet Walk at Sunset Point
  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Star Lab at Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm
    Planisphere Practice at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater
  • 9:00 – 10:00 pm
    Join us for our keynote program “The Universe Around You, The Universe Within You” with Dr. Michelle Thaller. Dr. Michelle Thaller is an astronomer who works at NASA. She has been featured on several television shows, including the Discovery Science Channel’s How the Universe Works and Secrets of the Universe. She has also hosted several podcasts, including The Big Think and Orbital Path on public radio. The has given two TEDx talks on dark matter and the fact that we are literally made of dead stars. Tickets $3/person or $10/family.
  • 10:30 pm -12:30 am
    Stargazing at the telescope field. See brochure for shuttle information.
    – Huge Telescopes provided by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society , University of Utah, and Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers
    Constellation Tours by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers

Day 4: Saturday, June 16 2018

  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Rocket Building Assembly at Bryce Canyon City Fire Station
  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Rocket Launching at Bryce Canyon City Fire Station
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Solar Viewing at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center
  • 2:30 pm
    Planet Walk at Sunset Point
  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Star Lab at Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm
    Planisphere Practice at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater
  • 8:15 pm – 10:15 pm
    Three concurrent 1-hour Evening Presentations. Free tickets must be obtained in person at the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center the day of the program, beginning at 8:00 am.

    – 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Theater: Star Stories by Dr. Amy Sayle

    – 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm at Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium: TBD by Ranger Jesse Gates

    – 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm at North Campground Amphitheater: TBD by Ranger Emily Vanlonden

  • 10:30 pm -12:30 am
    Stargazing at the telescope field. See brochure for shuttle information.
    – Huge Telescopes provided by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society , University of Utah, and Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers
    Constellation Tours by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers

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