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August 14 – 18, 2020
The 16th annual Almost Heaven Star Party is sponsored by NOVAC will be held at Spruce Knob Mountain Center in Spruce Knob, WV. It for sure is one of the premier dark sky sites in the East! The location provides an outstanding observing location as well as civilized amenities like hot showers, meal service and internet access.
Registration is available on-line and there will be no on-site registration. https://www.AHSP.org
May 22 – 25, 2020 (no-frills star party), and Sept 16 – 20, 2020 (Busy Bee providing food service for the whole event)
Website: yorkcountystarparty.org Sponsored by SkyShedPodPA
Each limited to 100 reservations, camping and large RVs welcome.
DARK SITE Location: Susquehannock State Park, Drumore PA, southern Lancaster County.
Beautiful state park among Amish farmlands (little electric lighting), with hiking trails and overlook at the Susquehanna River for bird watching, including eagles and other raptors.
Camping included in fees. Flush toilets. Water fountain and spigot on site. Showers available a few miles away ($3). Electric for charging batteries. BBQ grills. Pavilion. Dogs allowed. Dumpster. See website for all details and links!
Staunton River Star Party
Spring, October 21 – 27, 2019
Now a very good Star Party with two events each year and the location is a IDA Dark Sky Site as well as of 2015, We have heard good things from NOVAC members and others while at AHSP 2012. Here is a review that was done from one of our members!
May 30 – June 2, 2019
June 26 – 29, 2019
October 6, 2019
NOVAC invites you to the largest public star gaze in the Washington DC area. This year NOVAC will also host the Virginia Association of Astronomical Societies annual meeting. Learn about astronomy while enjoying the night sky with hundreds of telescopes, binoculars and homemade projects. Many experienced astronomers will be on hand to answer questions and share their knowledge. Easy access, lots of equipment and a dark sky make for a good night under the stars.
Please join us!
Astro-tip: Arrive early and stay late.
Nothing listed ATM
August 27 – September 2 2019
Stella Della Valley offers you a chance to gather with astronomers and families under some of the most pleasant dark skies in Eastern Pennsylvania, at Camp Onas in Ottsville, PA. http://www.bma2.org