Star-gazing Nights 2022 in Paris and Ile de France

Published by La rédaction · Published on 4 August 2022 at 14h36
Star-gazing Nights are back on Friday August 5, Saturday 6, and Sunday 7, 2022. For a weekend, astronomes invite curious people to look up and gaze at the stars, for a wonderful moment of sharing, even in Paris and Île-de-France!

This is the 31st anniversary of this event created by the Association française d’astronomie (AFA - French Astronomy Association). Over 250 astronomy clubs, tourism offices, holiday centers, city halls, have joined in and offer over a hundred events in France.

This year, the Moon will not be out for the weekend of August 5, 6 and 7, 2022, and despite the major light pollution in Île-de-France, the capital city and its surroundings take part in this event for budding astronoms, entirely free of charge and open to all, children and adults! And if you happen to be away for these star-gazing nights, the AFA offers about twenty privileged moments all summer long in the parks and gardens of the capital city!

Although the moon will be up on the 6th, the sky will be visible, if the weather is good! Perfect to look at the Perseids, these shooting stars that seem to come from Perseus. Constellations of the summer triangle - Aquila, Cygnus, and Lyra - will enable you to get oriented!

Star-gazing nights events:

 

The perfect occasion to be blown away, enjoy Star-gazing Nights!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 5 August 2022 to 7 August 2022

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    Location

    Paris
    75 Paris

    Prices
    Free

    Recommended age
    For all

    Official website
    www.afastronomie.fr

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