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Rocky Mountain Star Stare

Rocky Mountain Star Stare is an annual premiere star party sponsored by the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society. Located on 35 acres of land, RMSS's "Starry Meadows" is conveniently located about two hourS driving time southwest of Colorado Springs (just outside of Gardner, CO), between the Sangre de Cristo and Wet…

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Sacramento Mountain Spectroscopy Workshop

Hello Everyone, The second Sacramento Mountains Spectroscopy Workshop will be held on February 22, 23 and 24 in sunny Las Cruces, New Mexico, U.S. This workshop is designed to help amateurs get started with astronomical spectroscopy and to help those with experience get even better. The speakers are experienced amateurs…

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3-DAY PIXINSIGHT WORKSHOP NORTHWEST USA

PixInsight Workshop – November 30-December 2, 2018 – Seattle, Washington, USA – Hosted by Cloud Break Optics – Sponsored by (so far) Optolong Filters and O'Telescope https://www.ip4ap.com/Workshops/fall-2018-Seattle-workshop Join Warren Keller and Ron Brecher for their highly acclaimed 3-day interactive workshop covering the basics of PixInsight by Pleiades Astrophoto. Targeted to beginners and…

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23rd Annual North Texas Skwatch Star Party

Saturday, November 3rd – Texas. The 23th Annual North Texas Skywatch Star Party will be held at Lake Mineral Wells State Park, approximately 50 miles west of Fort Worth. This very popular family friendly star party (average attendance of 200) is hosted by Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Dr. Mike…

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No Dark In Sight – Lecture

Join Award-winning Photographer Bill Davis In Kalamazoo, Michigan at the Kalamazoo Math and Science Center as he shares his story about photographing the brightest spots on Night earth. See image for more detail.

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Galaxy Stargazing Session

Join us at Samsung 837 to experience the Galaxy Note9 and see the stars like never before. Galaxy gazers will head to our rooftop for hot chocolate and snacks to view available celestial skies. The Friendly Neighborhood Astronomer LLC. and other professional astronomers will bring telescopes to assist all guests…

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Pensacola Beach Pavilion Star Gaze

Final sidewalk astronomy public gaze at Pensacola Beach Pavilion for 2018. This is the 42nd year of public outreach on the beaches by members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers. Venus is gone, but last shot at Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and the first quarter moon. Bring smartphone to get great shots…

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Pensacola Beach Pavilion Star Gaze

Final sidewalk astronomy event for 2018 on weekend of October 19-20. 2018. Saturday is Observe the Moon Day, and our telescopes will give you fine views of Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and the gibbous moon. Bring your smartphones to get superb shots. Free star charts, constellation tour, satellite passes, and maybe a meteor or…

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Bays Mountain StarFest 2018

It is the 35th anniversary of the Bays Mountain StarFest and the theme is "Celebrating 200 Years of American Women in Astronomy!" It is the 200th birth anniversary of noted American astronomer Maria Mitchell. Our celebration though, has more to do with women in astronomy today. What better way to…

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Probing the Universe with LIGO: A Nobel Prize Winning Project

Montauk Observatory, in collaboration with Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory, are honored to present a free lecture by Dr. Rainer Weiss, who won a 2017 Nobel Prize for his work on the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). He will discuss his interesting (and sometimes humorous) history, as well…

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Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe

The evidence for Dark Energy is overwhelming. In the mid 1970s, astronomical data hinted at the possibility of an additional form of energy in the Universe; if it existed, it was thought that such energy would not only be responsible for accelerating the rate of expansion of our Universe, but…

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All Arizona Star Party

The East Valley Astronomy Club holds this annual event at an abandoned airfield just off I10W with easy access to the observing site. RV and tent camping without hookups is available around the field. Dark skies and great fun at this two-day event. More information is available at www.evaconline.org under "Meetings and…

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Free Public Talk on Adaptive Optics and Colliding Galaxies

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 at 7 pm, Dr. Claire Max, Director of the University of California Observatories, will give a free, illustrated, non-technical talk on: ”A Sharper Image: Seeing Colliding Galaxies with Adaptive Optics” in the Smithwick Theater at Foothill College, in Los Altos. The talk is part of the…

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PixInsight 3-Day Workshop Lake Forest, CA

Following a successful and fun PixInsight workshop in Buffalo, Warren Keller and Ron Brecher are teaming up to present a 3-day workshop in Mesa, Arizona, September 21-23, 2018. Please join us! Things our Buffalo students said- “… 5 stars. You guys are exceptional.” Richard Payne “I LOVED the hands-on approach.” Prof.…

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PixInsight 3-Day Workshop Mesa, AZ

Following a successful and fun PixInsight workshop in Buffalo, Warren Keller and Ron Brecher are teaming up to present a 3-day workshop in Mesa, Arizona, September 21-23, 2018. Please join us! Things our Buffalo students said- “… 5 stars. You guys are exceptional.” Richard Payne “I LOVED the hands-on approach.” Prof.…

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Sky Fest: Telescopes of Latin America

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) partners with the NASA Johnson Space Center Astronomy Society to engage families in Sky Fest. Sky Fest events are open to all ages, and include presentations from scientists, hands-on activities, and night sky viewing through telescopes (weather permitting). In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month,…

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New England Fall Astronomy Festival

From starry night skies to mysterious dark energy, the New England Fall Astronomy Festival is your ticket to explore outer space right here in your backyard. Join us on September 14th and 15th at the University of New Hampshire Observatory on the Durham campus to learn all about astronomy and space science.…

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Astronomy at the Beach

This annual event includes a star party, talks, demonstrations, hands on activities, and more. We have something for everyone interested in the sky. Cost: free with a state park recreation pass

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Highlights of the Fall Sky

NASA Solar System Ambassador and Montauk Observatory Astronomer, William Francis Taylor, will present a lively, illustrated talk about the constellations, planets, and other celestial objects that are visible in the Fall sky over Long Island and how you can identify them. Afterward, weather-permitting, Mr. Taylor will set up a telescope…

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Southwest Astronomy Festival

Join us for the 2nd annual Southwest Astronomy Festival. The Southwest Astronomy Festival is coordinated by the Cedar Breaks National Monument and Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, with additional support from organizations within the community. Together, we provide a series of events that focus on astronomy, dark sky preservation, and having…

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