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Navigating the Night Sky & Celestial Viewing At Pictograph Cave State Park -Saturday, August 30 at 7pm

(Billings, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “Navigating the Night Sky & Celestial Viewing” at Pictograph Cave State Park on Saturday, August 30 at 7pm.

The ever-changing night sky can be hard to navigate if you don't quite know what you're looking for. Join Yellowstone Valley Amateur Astronomers Society President, Rich McClellan as he presents "Navigating the Night Sky & Celestial Viewing." Sit back and learn about the wonderful things the night sky holds. Following the presentation, guests can step outside for a special celestial viewing in the park.

For more information about this event call the park visitor center at (406) 254-7342.

What: Navigating the Night Sky & Celestial Viewing

When: Saturday, August 30th at 7pm

Where: Pictograph Cave State Park at 3401 Coburn Rd Billings, MT 59101. Take exit 452 off I-90, five miles south of Billings. http://stateparks.mt.gov/pictograph-cave/

Who: Rich McClellan, President of the Yellowstone Valley Amateur Astronomers Society.

NOTE:  Program is in visitor center classroom, followed by the outdoor "Celestial Viewing," weather permitting.

Pictograph Cave State Park is located 5 miles south of billings at the end of Coburn Road. The park was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1964, because of its archeological significance. Approximately 30,000 artifacts, ranging from stone tools, weapons, paintings and the instruments used, were excavated from the site. Today's visitors can enjoy a unique opportunity to explore the mystery of this extraordinary site and tour the visitor center.

Join us in celebrating Montana State Parks 75th Anniversary in 2014! Visit Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and more and discover some of the greatest natural and cultural treasures on earth.

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Contact:
Jarret Kostrba
Park Manager,  
Pictograph Cave State Park
406-254-7342
jkostrba@mt.gov




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