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Places to Go, Stars to See

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 activities as we hear about them, so check back often for events in your area.

Because weather conditions can change rapidly, and because the COVID-19 outbreak has forced many facilities to close or cancel events, call or check the event website for details before attending any skywatching event.

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.

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SKYWATCHING
Experience the Night: Dark Night Skies
Tumacacori National Historical Park, Tumacacori, Arizona
February 3, 2022, 5-8:30 p.m.
Park entrance fees apply
Registration required
(520) 377-5060

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LECTURE

Earth, Exoplanets, and Everything in Between
Knicole Colón, Astrophysicist, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
June 29, 2022, 8-9 p.m.
Free; registration required

 

Virtual

 

LECTURE

Earth, Exoplanets, and Everything in Between
Knicole Colón, Astrophysicist, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
June 29, 2022, 8-9 p.m. EDT
Free; registration required