2011 CSPG Fall Star Party
October 24, 2011 @ 12:00 am - October 30, 2011 @ 12:00 am EDT
The Chiefland Star Party Group hosts the Fall Star Party on 20 acres of property at the Chiefland Astronomy Village, Chiefland, Florida. There will be speakers, workshops, door prizes, and maybe even a "Ping Pong" Tournament too! The nighttime skies in the fall are wonderful too!
Our observing field in Chiefland boasts a wonderful array of amenities. First and foremost, it is dark. The private 20+ acre field is completely wired for power, having over 40 RV hookups and 2 dump stations, showers, a large, 1,800 sqft, air-conditioned clubhouse, restrooms, on field Wi-Fi, a picnic area, and much more. The ground is relatively flat providing easy setup of equipment, tents, and RVs. On top of that, it has the distinction of being virtually insect free. That's right, you may be "bugged" by a few mosquitoes in season, but not much else can be found the rest of the year. Fall nights are generally cool to cold and clear with daytime highs typically in the 70's. Summers on the other hand are full of hot, 90 degree days and warm, comfortable nights. And yes, there is the occasional thunderstorm, so come prepared!.