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Star Parties have returned with the National Park Service and the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
Three meteor showers are forecast for this year’s Saturday evening dates with the first shower tonight.
The Lyrid Meteor Shower is expected to start at 8 pm tonight.
Guests are welcome to these free events which will be held at Thoburn’s Redoubt, part of the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Historical Park.
Telescopes are provided with instruction from Astronomical Society members or you can bring your own.
The other Star Parties this summer are planned for the Perseid Meteor Shower on August 13th and the Orionid Meteor Shower on October 22nd.
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