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Discover Outer Space at Goldendale Observatory State Park

June 5, 2012 @ 3:00 PM

The event runs from 3 p.m. to sunset June 5 at Goldendale Observatory State Park 1602 Observatory Drive in Goldendale. In a rare celestial event the orbit of Venus is traveling past the face of the sun. Visitors have the opportunity to watch this transit live from the observatory’s solar telescope. Video from the telescope will be displayed on the large screen monitor in the interpretive center indoor theater. Venus last crossed the face of the sun in 2004. The event will not happen again until December 2117. The Discover Pass is required to attend this event.Discover Outer Space is one of many Centennial 2013 events leading up to the park system’s 100th birthday in 2013. Events include park fun days tours demonstrations cultural music and arts events interpretive activities recreation days and more. Upcoming events are Discover Health and Adventure


June 5, 2012
3:00 PM
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