Green Bank Star Quest 6 The “Quest” Continues! Combining Optical and Radio Astronomy at One Event Come join us June 24th- 27th, 2009 under the dark skies of West Virginia for the 6th annual Green Bank Star Quest at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, WV . By day checkout all the NRAO has to offer, like the new multi- million dollar Visitor’s Center, and free tours of the facilities: including the 100 meter GBT – which is the world’s largest fully steer able radio telescope. Star Quest will explore a Solar & Lunar theme and celebrate the International Year of Astronomy with 4 days of the best Astronomical Speakers in America, imaging classes, vendors, raffles, kids activities, Galileo Scope and nighttime optical observing on over six acres of camp sites at the low price of $85.00 per person for the full four days (Children 18 and under are free with paying adult). For more information visit our web site.
A Themed Star Party. All Celestron Two day event with world renouned speakers David Levy, Steve Coe, Bob Gent and more. A large cache of Door Prizes and a Raffle with a Celestron CPC 800 as first prize. Celestron C.E.O. Joe Lupica and several top Celestron officials will be present. All other makes of telescopes are also welcome. RV and campers allowed. Starizona will also be present as will Infinitees Apperal. All under Dark Arizona skies. Catered Rib Dinners are available and a B&B is right next door, event limit is 150 so reserve a place NOW...
AOAS sponsored Star Party at one of the darkest sites in Arkansas. Plenty of camping space & some cabins still avail. Lectures Sat. PM (including "Dr. Clay"), Vendors & Swap Meet both days. Lots of Scopes at night. Bring Yours! Exit 35, I-40 (Ozark)then N. on Hwy 23 -16 miles.
The Cherry Springs Star Party or CSSP will be held at Cherry Springs State Park near Coudersport, PA. Cherry Springs State Park is well known for nice dark skies and we hope you'll enjoy them with us at the Cherry Springs Star Party! Our 2008 Star Party was a great success and featured talented speakers and good opportunities for observing. The Registration Desk will open at approximately 12 PM on Thursday and will be open at various times throughout the weekend. We hope to see YOU at the Star Party! We hope to have May's Munchables, absolutely the best food service provider for a Star Party, providing food 24/7 for the Star Party attendees.
Come join us for the 3rd Annual Bootleg Astronomer's Star Party at Green River Conservation Area. Water & toilets on site. Tent & RV Camping. Free coffee, hot chocolate, & tea on both nights. There is electricity for recharging batteries. We will provide several battery chargers for your use. (note...this is a wilderness area) Hotels are available in nearby Princeton off I-80 for those so inclined. Pre Registration Fee: $25.00 for one or both nights. Celebrate the International Year of Astronomy. Come & Explore the night skies with us , under some of the darkest skies in the State of Illinois. We promise "You Will be WOWED"! For more information & a registration form visit our website ! "Bootleg Astronomy" Pillaging the Universe one Star at a time." Welcome aboard Matey's!
15th annual Delmarva Star Gaze...camp by your scope...door prizes...talks...entertainment...food...fun... see website for details.
Again this year, the Flint River Astronomy club will host it's annual Georgia SkyView star party at beautiful Indian Springs State Park near Flovilla, Georgia. Facilities feature a large dining hall, crafts & display building, men's and women's dorms with showers, and on-field camping. Motor homes welcome but no hookups. Go to www.flintriverastronomy.org for more information. Hope to see you there.
- 04/23/2009 12:00AM — 04/26/2009 12:00AM
- Griffin GA, United States
- Steve Bentley
The Olympic Astronomical Society will be hosting it's annual Spring Camp Delany Star party at Sunlakes state park in Washington. Details and price are on the website.
100 Hours of Astronomy event-- members of the Texas Astronomical Society will be dispersed around Dallas, Texas at FOUR observing sites- showing the sky to the public. See the TAS Calendar for detail-- and visit or web site for info on our weekly star parties! firstname.lastname@example.org
The 26th annual Deep South Regional Star gaze will be held at Camp Ruth Lee (near Norwood, LA), located approximately 115 miles north of New Orleans, LA (via I-10 to I-55), 120 miles south of Jackson, MS (via I-55) and about 45 miles north of Baton Rouge, LA (via LA Hwy 67).
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