BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK, South Dakota — Get your telescopes ready.
The Badlands National Park is again hosting its Astronomy Festival in which novices and experts alike can participate.
The event scheduled for July 17 through 19 will include public stargazing activities, solar observing opportunities, planetarium shows, several workshops, as well as equipment demonstrations.
Organizers have also scheduled a model rocket building and launching workshop.
Most events will be in the area around the Ben Reifel Visitor Center.