A mostly empty field with a few telescopes on it below a pink building and the Porter Turret telescope

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Stellafane Star Party Celebrates Their Centennial

As hundreds of astronomers made their annual pilgrimage to the “shrine to the stars” this year, the Springfield Telescope Makers were preparing to celebrate Stellafane's 100th anniversary.

Stellafane banner

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Welcome Back, Stellafane

After two years apart, amateur astronomers and telescope makers from around the country met at the top of Breezy Hill to enjoy the stars with old and new friends.

We want to hear from Amateur Astronomers. Take about 15 minutes to tell us about your hobby - what's working, any challenges, and how we can best support you and your club. Enter to win fun prizes!

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Amateur Astronomy in 2021

Calling all amateur astronomers: NASA’s Night Sky Network wants to hear from you!

Canyonlands Star Party

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Return of the Star Parties

As many states roll back COVID restrictions, stargazers across the continent are excited to meet up with old and new friends at their favorite observing sites.