(8/12/15) Clear sky, warm temperature and Perseid Meteor Shower means huge crowd for tonight's OMSI Star Party at Stub Stewart and Rooster Rock SP. Jim Todd
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is getting ready for its largest star party of the year on Wednesday, August 12, the Perseid Meteor Shower Watch! Hundreds of star lovers from across the Pacific Northwest will be meeting at both Rooster Rock State Park and Stub Stewart State Park at 9 p.m. to watch and enjoy the wonder of the Perseid Meteor Shower. The event, sponsored by OMSI, the Rose City Astronomers, the Vancouver Sidewalk Astronomers and Oregon Parks and Recreations will have telescopes set up for attendees to use. OMSI staff will be presenting informal talks about the meteor shower, constellations, and the summer sky.