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Delmarva Stargazers No Frills XII

Astronomical Events [A]
The Delmarva Stargazers are pleased to announce our Twelfth annual No Frills Star Party starting noon Wednesday October 10 until Sunday morning October 14 2007 at Tuckahoe State Park's Equestrian Center near Queen Anne, MD.
Date:
10/10/2007 12:00AM   —  10/14/2007 12:00AM
Location:
Tuckahoe State Park MD, United States
Contact:
Tom Pomponio
Phone:
302 739 9581
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
http://www.delmarvastargazers.org

Mid-Atlantic Star Party (MASP)

Star Party [SP]
MASP has been patterned after the examples of Stellafane the oldest Amateur Telescope Makers Convention which is in Vermont late summer and of the Winter Star Party which is in the Florida Keys mid-Winter. MASP exists for the benefit of its attendees and the astronomical community at large.
Date:
10/08/2007 12:00AM   —  10/17/2007 12:00AM
Location:
Robbins NC, United States
Contact:
John Dilday
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
http://www.masp.org/

East Coast Conference on Astronomical Imaging

Astronomical Events [A]
The event will offer the unique opportunity to: - Learn advanced imaging techniques from some of the most advanced astroimagers and astrophotographers! - Improve your processing skills through hands-on workshops, taught by the best! - Meet some of the most renowned astroimagers and astrophotographers in the world! - Visit our exhibitor booths to see some of your dream toys first hand! - Most important of all: Come and have some fun with us! Featured Speakers include: - Adam Block (Expert Astro-Imager and Founder of Caelum Observatory) - Richard Crisp (Renowned Astro-Imager and Emission-Line Imaging Pioneer) - Terence Dickinson (Editor of SkyNews Magazine) - R Jay GaBany (Remote Astro-Imager and Creative Writer) - Doug George (Founder/President/CEO of Diffraction Limited) - Paul Jones (Star Instruments Founder/Owner/Master Optician) - Robert Nemiroff (APOD co-editor) - "Dr. Clay" Sherrod (Arkansas Sky Observatory Founder) - Andrea Tamanti (European Astro-Imager)
Date:
09/28/2007 01:00PM   —  09/30/2007 03:00PM
Location:
Philadelphia PA, United States
Contact:
Bob Benamati
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
www.pennastroimaging.com/ECCAI2007

TNSP07

Star Party [SP]
The Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society of Nashville, Tennessee is proud to announce the 2007 Tennessee Star Party. Now in its seventh year, TNSP has quickly become one of the largest and most popular amateur astronomy events in the Southeast. Proceeds from the Tennessee Star Parties are used for community outreach activities, including astronomy-related educational programs for children and adults. Cabins, Camping, Lodging There are many lodging options available. You may camp next to your telescope, on the telescope field, Cabins are also provided at the camp, and there are excellent motels within a short drive of T.A.G. Youth camp. Please let us know in advance if your group, club, or large number of friends would like to share cabins or a camp site, and we will make special provisions for you. Separate cabin lodging will be provided for single male and female guests. Please let us know if you have any special needs and we will be glad to help in any way we can. Note you must supply your own bedding. The cabins have electricity only for low amperage use, such as electric shavers, battery chargers, lights, etc. Meals and snacks Meals are freshly prepared, hot/cold, and delicious. We have professional cooks to prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner. These meals are served in a comfortable, roomy dining hall with plenty of seating. We have a convenient and inexpensive meal plan to serve your needs. Snacks will be available at our snack bar. If you want to share our professionally-prepared meals, you must get a meal plan. You can select any or all meals from Friday dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner; and Sunday breakfast. Door Prizes In the course of the weekend's seminars, classes, workshops and other activities, there will also be drawings for door prizes. All registered attendees are eligible. Electricity On The Field that's right we have power on the field!
Date:
09/14/2007 10:00AM   —  09/16/2007 12:00PM
Location:
Lynchburg TN, United States
Contact:
Keith Burneson
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
http://www.bsasnashville.com/

Prairie Skies Star Party

Star Party [SP]
Prairie Skies Star Party 2007 will be held at beautiful Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See 4-H camp, near Bourbonnais Illinois. In addition to all night observing; Prairie Skies Star Party features catered meals, door prizes, a swap market, an imaging contest, vendors, a guest speaker or two, and several activities to attend or participate in. We place a special emphasis on amateur telescope making, by recognizing outstanding achievement through our ATM Telescope and Accessory Awards. Visit the Prairie Dog Stand and enjoy a tasty prairie dog; and don’t forget the famous Midnight Chili on Friday night. As always; complimentary coffee, tea, and hot chocolate will be available all day and night throughout the event. Our ever popular Every Night Movie Festival will feature sci-fi movies in the Dining Hall. Join us as Prairie Skies Star Party "continues the tradition" at Camp Shaw. Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See provides a semi secluded location, well protected from the glare of off-site lighting. The 5 acre main observing field is large and grass covered, making it ideal for observing and camping. Rustic barrack style cabins are available for non-campers. The large Dining Hall serves as a gathering place for many of the scheduled activities. Enjoy walking through the woods on shady hiking trails; one of which follows Rock Creek as it traverses the camp property through a small canyon. Nearby Kankakee River State Park has an extensive bike trail system, and offers many other recreational opportunities. Pre-registration deadline: 8-11-07 (prices higher after deadline) PSSP is hosted by the Prairie Skies Astronomical Association.
Date:
09/13/2007 12:00AM   —  09/16/2007 12:00AM
Location:
Bourbonnais IL, United States
Contact:
John Weber
Phone:
708 481-7970
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
http://www.prairieskies.org

Idaho Star Party

Star Party [SP]
A family event at Bruneau Dunes State Park, put on by the Boise Astronomical Society. Guest speaker will be Rod Mollise. Click on our web site for more info.
Date:
09/07/2007 12:00AM   —  09/07/2007 12:00AM
Location:
Bruneau Dunes State Park, United States
Contact:
Art Burget
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
http://isp.boiseastro.org/

Camp Delany Star Party

Star Party [SP]
Camp Delany is an interpartive center and we control the lights. The price includes 8 meals and a cabin to sleep in for $50. All are welcome. See the website. Sponsored by the Olympic Astronomical Society, Bremerton, WA.
Date:
09/06/2007 12:00AM   —  09/09/2007 12:00AM
Location:
Sun Lakes state Park WA, United States
Contact:
Cliff Mygatt
Phone:
360-265-5418
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
www.olympicastronomicalsociety.com

Oregon Star Party

Star Party [SP]
The OSP is held in the Ochoco Forest 50 miles east of Prineville Oregon at 5000' elevation. Lots of speakers and activities during the day and the darkest skies in the Northwest at night.
Date:
08/16/2007 12:00AM   —  08/19/2007 12:00AM
Location:
Prineville OR, United States
Contact:
Larry Godsey
Phone:
503-675-5217
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
http://www.oregonstarparty.org

Almost Heaven Star Party

Star Party [SP]
Held in the darkest site in the east, Spruce Knob, WV is the premiere dark sky observing site. AHSP is held at the Mountain Institute and offers hot meals, showers and outdoor activities like hiking, canoeing and caving as part of the family experience. This year's speakers include Bob Naeye from NASA and author Rod Molise any a wide range of astro "how to" sessions. Registration is very limited, so register early.
Date:
08/09/2007 12:00AM   —  08/12/2007 12:00AM
Location:
Spruce Knob WV, United States
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
http://www.ahsp.org/

Stellafane Convention

Convention [C]
A gathering of amateur telescope makers, featuring guest speakers, technical talks, hands on demonstrations,swap tables ,raffles,and observing on the historical Stellafane site.The clubs founder Russell Porter was involved in the team that helped to create the 200" scope at Palomar. Also the club has a museum of ATM curios and scopes.The Stellafane Convention is the great Grandaddy of Star Party's in the scenic Hills of VT.
Date:
08/09/2007 12:00AM   —  08/09/2007 12:00AM
Location:
Springfield , United States
Contact:
Thomas Spirock
Phone:
no phone available
Email:
[email protected]
URL:
http://www.stellafane.com/