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Geminid Meteor Shower Over the Obed

Obed Wild & Scenic River Lancing, TN, United States

Every December the Geminid Meteor Shower provides a dazzling display of nature's holiday lights!  The Geminids are considered one of the best meteor showers of the year; with a potential peak rate of 120 meteors per hour. Enjoy this special event in an International Dark Sky Park from the Lilly Bluff Overlook. Event subject to […]

Constellations of the Night Skies

Norris Dam State Park 125 Village Green Circle, Rocky Top, TN, United States

Join Ranger Trent for a view of the night sky constellations. Download a cool app that helps you find the night sky constellations. We'll identify the visible constellations that show up during fall and winter while learning the mythical stories behind their names and shapes. Program dependent upon clear skies. Free. Register online.

Geminid Meteor Shower at Ijams

Ijams Nature Center 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN, United States

Witness the marvelous Geminid Meteor shower during its peak, with a potential for 120+ meteors per hour! Go hiking with Ijams naturalists, uncovering midnight wonders of the woods while taking breaks to talk all things stars, constellations, and the beautiful night sky. Cost: $15. Register online.