Grab your family, friends, or even a stranger and join the Space & Nature Aruba Foundation for their next ‘Stargazing in Aruba’ event, with focus on our very own natural satellite, the Moon. The foundation members will make their telescopes available so the public can have a look at the Moon, Jupiter and Saturn.Guests can bring their own equipment and share their experience with other guests if they like to.
During the event, short videos will be on display with information about the moon, introduction to astrophotography, telescopes, mounts, and other related equipment. Remember to bring your seats, snacks, beverages and enjoy a moment under the beautiful Aruba night sky.
The location of this star shining event is the national park Arikok. This park comprises almost 18 % of the island. Are you interested to explore the island’s nature? In that case a visit to this park is a great idea. Its rugged terrain, desert-like hills filled with tall cacti, breathtaking coastline and protected local flora and fauna welcome you to be explored. There is numerous wildlife to discover like for example the sea turtle who lays his eggs on the park’s beaches. There are more places on the island that are a preserved area like the Bubali Plas which is a bird sanctuary. The national park Arikok takes you on a memorable journey of the islands past offering unique geological, cultural and historical sites. These can all be enjoyed and explored either on your own or during guided tours. A wide variety of educational and informative programs and fun activities is available. More information: Facebook Arikok National Park. q