Star Party On!

 

star party graphicKeep up with astronomy and space events from coast to coast with these listings. They include star parties, museum events, public talks, and many other events. We'll add new events as we hear about them, so check back often for events in your aea.

We also have listings of observatories, planetariums, and other public facilities that offer views through telescopes at various times of the year.

See also: McDonald Observatory On-site Programs

If you want to add your event to this list, please send your information using "Star Party listing request" on our Contact Form.

West


Griffith Observatory Star Party

Los Angeles, California
March 28, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Star Party
Cattail Cove State Park
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

April 11, 2015
928-855-1223
$15 per vehicle entry fee

Star Party
Catalina State Park
Tucson, Arizona

April 11, 2015
520-628-5798
$7 per vehicle entry fee

Enchanted Skies Star Party
Magdalena, New Mexico

April 17-18, 2015
505-515-5780
Email: [email protected]

Star Party
Lost Dutchman State Park
Apache Junction, Arizona

April 18, 2015
480-982-4485
$7 per vehicle entry fee

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
April 25, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Texas Star Party
Fort Davis, Texas

May 10-17, 2015

The Search for Planets, Habitability,
and Life in our Galaxy

Lecture by Nick Siegler, manager,
NASA Exoplanet Exploration Program
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, California

May 21 and 22, 7 p.m.

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
May 30, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Rocky Mountain Star Stare
Gardner, Colorado
June 10-14, 2015
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Grand Canyon Star Party
Grand Canyon, Arizona

June 13-20, 2015

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Star PartyCredit: Carlsbad Caverns National ParkCarlsbad Caverns National Park Star Party
Carlsbad, New Mexico
June 13, 2015
575-785-3090

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
June 20, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Golden State Star Party
Adin, California
July 15-19, 2015

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Star Party
Carlsbad, New Mexico
July 18, 2015
575-785-3090

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
July 25, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Star Party
Carlsbad, New Mexico
August 15, 2015
575-785-3090

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
August 22, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Star Party
Carlsbad, New Mexico
September 12, 2015
575-785-3090

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
September 19, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Star Party
Carlsbad, New Mexico
October 10, 2015
575-785-3090

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
October 17, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Star Party
Cattail Cove State Park
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

October 17, 2015
928-855-1223
$15 per vehicle entry fee

Star Party
Catalina State Park
Tucson, Arizona

October 17, 2015
520-628-5798
$7 per vehicle entry fee

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
November 21, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Griffith Observatory Star Party
Los Angeles, California
December 19, 2015
213-473-0800
Free admission

Central/East

 
Mid-South Star Gaze

French Camp, Mississippi
April 15-18, 2015
662-547-6482

Northeast Astronomy Forum
Suffern, New York
April 18-19, 2015

Hubble Space Telescope: Exploding Stars and the Accelerating Universe
Lecture by Robert Kirshner, Harvard University
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hubble's launch
National Air & Space Museum, Washington, DC
April 22, 2015, 8 pm
Free and open to the public 

Inauguration, Institute for Pale Blue Dots
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Speakers will discuss the discovery and study of exoplanets
May 9, 2015, 9-5
Free and open to the public

Two Rivers Spring Star Party
Barry, Illinois
May 14-17, 2015

Delmarva Stargazer's Star Gaze XXI
Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, Maryland
May 14-17, 2015
Email: [email protected] 

Tennessee Spring Star Party
Spencer, Tennessee
Fall Creek Falls State Park

May 15-17, 2015
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Green Bank Star Quest
Green Bank, West Virginia
National Radio Astronomy Observatory

June 17-20, 2015
304-669-3555

 

 

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