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Speaking Engagements

Vicky Derksen is available for speaking engagements, virtual presentations, podcasts, and media interviews. Her topics include:

  • Connect to Nature through the Night Sky: Many look for ways to connect to nature during the daylight hours but miss out on the rich experiences nature offers in the dark. Learn how to fall in love with the dark beginning with the night sky.
  • Creating Astrotourism Experiences: With some creativity, you can include an astronomical experience in your next trip. From urban cities to wilderness areas, you can connect to the cosmos in fun ways.
  • The Disappearance of the Milky Way: Eighty-percent of people on the planet can no longer see the Milky Way due to thoughtless uses of artificial light. The solution starts at home and in the community.

Please contact Night Sky Tourist at hello@nightskytourist.com.

Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER 13, 2021

Stargazing Hike

I have partnered with the Sonoran Conservancy of Fountain Hills and the Town of Fountain Hills to offer a nighttime hike under the stars. Participants will love the experience of hiking in the desert under the First Quarter Moon. We will make a few stops along the way to have a laser tour of the night sky. At the end of the hike, my fellow “Star Dudes” will have telescopes set up in the parking lot for more stargazing fun.

Space is limited and reservations are required. 

First Quarter Moon

DECEMBER 10, 2021

Stargazing Hike

I have partnered with the Sonoran Conservancy of Fountain Hills and the Town of Fountain Hills to offer a nighttime hike under the stars. Participants will love the experience of hiking in the desert under the First Quarter Moon. We will make a few stops along the way to have a laser tour of the night sky. At the end of the hike, my fellow “Star Dudes” will have telescopes set up in the parking lot for more stargazing fun.

Space is limited and reservations are required. 

Girl Star Gazing