The Oregon Star Party provides a remote high desert location for 800-1000 amateurs to gather for a dark sky treat. This year it is held during the Labor Day weekend. Food, espresso, showers, vendors, and dark transparent skies are the norm. Please join us, and volunteer if you are interested. Online registration starting in March.
Annual star party for members of the Ohio Turnpike Astronomers Association. Pot luck dinner,speakers,and door prize drawings followed by a star party, weather permitting. Event is held at the CAA Observatory located in Spencer, Ohio.
Come join us for a delightful weekend under the stars. A full slate of talks, demosntrations and workshops start Friday evening. Our featured speaker will be Phil Harrington, well known author and astronomy popularizer.
Dark, clear skies at 8800 feet in the Rockies about 50 West of Colorado Springs, CO in the Pike National Forest. Pre-registration is $20 pp or $35 per family on or before 5 June 2005 $30 pp $50 per family after. No additional charges for camping. Childrens activities, door prizes, catered meals, vendors ATM walk-about, demos and presentations. Set and observe up by your camp site.
Green Bank Star Quest II Combining Optical and Radio Astronomy at One Event! Come join us July 6th-10th, 2005 under the very dark skies of West Virginia for the 2nd 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 have 4 days of lectures, imaging classes, vendors, raffles, kids activities and nighttime optical observing on over six acres of camp sites at the low price of $ 75.00 for a party of two or $ 100.00 for a family. For more information contact Joe Gonzalez at (304) 626-5012 or visit our web site at www.greenbankstarquest.org
Guest speaker is world renowned comet hunter Don Machholz. Shingletown is located about 35 miles east of Redding in northern California on highway 44. Hosted by the Nonprofit Shingletown Community Center, Inc. PO Box 242, Shingletown, CA 96088