Starry Hill News

Connecting with the Night Sky at Mt. Rainier National Park (6/28/17)

As part of the National Park Service's Night Skies Program, Starry Hill is in its fourth year in providing evening stargazing experiences during the summer months for visitors at Mt. Rainier National Park. Come join us outside the Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise.

August 2017 Star Party Tickets (6/9/17)

A limited number of 2017 Star Party tickets are being distributed to teachers who brought groups to Starry Hill this year to give to select students. If your child has been given a ticket, here are the details. NOTE: ALL NIGHTS ARE FULLY BOOKED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS.

A Total Solar Eclipse is coming to the Northwest! (5/5/17)

For the first time in nearly four decades, a total solar eclipse is coming to the Pacific Northwest and other parts of North America. Mark your calendars for August 21, 2017 for this not-to-be-missed event.

New Guide for Choosing Telescopes

At Starry Hill, we often get asked by parents for advice about getting telescopes for their children. To better address this, we've added a new section to our website. Click Telescopes to the left to take a look.

Lots of New Planetarium Shows (1/23/17)

Since our goal here at Starry Hill is to help kids connect with the Universe, we asked kids to send us their questions about space.

We received dozens of questions and got right to work creating new 'mini' planetarium shows to address as many as possible.

These shows are now available for all the visitors to Starry Hill. Click for details.