A Star Party with a twist. The Riverside Astronomical Society proudly presents Nightfall where an entire hotel is turned red under California's only IDA community in Borrego Springs at the Palm Canyon Resort.
Greetings Everyone, StarFest 2011 registration is now open! This year's festivities will include three days of astronomy heaven with five keynote speakers, five delicious meals, and a long sleeve T-Shirt for the super low cost of $50! ($45 for children/students 21 years and younger) Please follow this link for the registration form and further details. http://www.baysmountain.com/Astronomy/Starfest/starfest.html There are limited spots available and registration closes October 3rd. I look forward to seeing you there, Todd Gray StarFest Chairman 2011
- 10/21/2011 06:00PM — 10/23/2011 12:00PM
- Kingsport TN, United States
Featuring: Lectures by noted experts in a variety of astronomy topics Hands-on observing sessions guided by UACNJ Observers using UACNJ equipment or your own Demonstrations of solar and radio telescopes Meteorite display Geologist-guided walk exploring the terrain of Jenny Jump State Forest Tours of UACNJ facilities Food will be available for purchase at the UACNJ facility in Jenny Jump State Forest on Friday and Saturday Star parties: Friday, and Saturday evenings, weather permitting
Prairie Skies Star Party 2011 will be held at beautiful Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See 4-H camp, adjacent to Kankakee River State Park, near Bourbonnais Illinois. Attention ATMers! We place a special emphasis on amateur telescope making, by recognizing outstanding achievement through our ATM Telescope and Accessory Awards. In addition to the usual all night observing; Prairie Skies features an imaging contest, door prizes, a swap market, vendors, catered meals, and a guest speaker or two. Children can participate in their very own age appropriate door prize drawings. Visit the Prairie Dog Stand and enjoy a tasty prairie dog; and dont miss out on the famous Midnight Chili! As always; complimentary coffee, tea, and hot chocolate will be available in the Dining Hall all day and night throughout the event. Our popular Almost All Night Movie Festival will feature a variety of films in the Dining Hall. Join us for a great time as Prairie Skies Star Party "continues the tradition" at Camp Shaw.
The 5th Annual Bootleg Astronomers Star Party will begin at 10AM on Friday June, 3rd thru Noon, Sunday, June 5th, at Green River Conservation Area , Harmon,Illinois. Come and explore the night skies with us under some of the darkest skies in the State of Illinois. We promise... You will be "WOWED"! Upon your arrival you will receive an informational packet full of goodies, provided by us, including your ticket for our fabulous door prize give-a way. We will provide free coffee,hot chocolate, & tea both nights. Tent & RV camping. Water and sanitary facilities on site. Electricity to charge your batteries/packs is available as well. We will provide several battery chargers for your use. (note, this is awilderness area). Motels are available in nearby Princeton off I-80. This is a big birding area as well as the Land of Lincoln for daytime excursions . Hunting & fishing as well. Only $25.00 for one or both nights if you register by May 28th. . The price after that date is $40.00. Please visit our website at http://bootlegastronomy.com for our registration form. We will also have T-shirts for sale & as usual this years' shirt will be a visual treat for your eyes designed by Mike Foster! Welcome aboard Matey's ! No one walks the plank at this "Party". And We do mean "Party" ! "Bootleg Astronomers", Pillaging the Universe one Star at a time."
The Cherry Springs Star Party (CSSP) will be held at Cherry Springs State Park near Coudersport, PA May 26th to May 29th, 2011. Sponsored by the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg (ASH), last year's CSSP was an overwhelming success with good weather, exceptional speakers, and numerous helpful vendors. Cherry Springs State Park is well known for some of the darkest skies on the east coast. The Registration Desk will open at approximately 12 PM on Thursday and at various times throughout the weekend.
The Riverside Telescope Maker's Conference is putting on it's 43rd annual Astronomy Expo in Big Bear, California
The Society for Astronomical Sciences is putting on it's 30th annual event in Big Bear, California
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