Stargazing at Spicers Peak Lodge

Jul 02, 2020

Winter is prime time for stargazing at Spicers Peak Lodge and given the unique high altitude location there is zero light pollution and nothing but crisp clear mountain air between you and the stars. Some say the rising of the Milky Way is more spectacular than any sunrise or sunset and at Spicers Peak Lodge retreat you can experience all three.

June brings the dense central cluster of the Milky Way into view and offers the chance to spot nebulae, which are clouds of dust and gas. Scorpius and Sagittarius also come into view. During July, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars appear in the skies above. August continues with long nights and generally clear skies with Scorpius and Sagittarius being the highest constellations. By September, nights are shorter and the Milky Way galaxy is heading to the western horizon.

As part of this complimentary experience guests of Spicers Peak Lodge can view the Milky Way through a telescope with stargazing experts.

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