- Associated Press - Sunday, July 31, 2016

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) - Theodore Roosevelt National Park is hosting a star party for visitors to gaze at the sky through telescopes from the park’s north unit.

The event will be held Aug. 5 and Aug. 6.

Constellation tours will be offered from about 10 p.m. each night and telescopes will be set up at Oxbow Overlook at the end of the north unit’s scenic drive.

Visitors will be able to observe the planet Saturn.

The North Dakota Badlands Star Party is presented by an astronomy club associated with the University of North Dakota called the Northern Sky Astronomical Society of Grand Forks.



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