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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.

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


Lecture: OSIRIS-REx Mission to Asteroid Bennu

Scott Messenger, NASA Johnson Space Center

Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas
January 28, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
281-486-2163
Free admission

Lecture: Juno Mission to Jupiter Preview
Fran Bagenal, Univ. Colorado-Boulder

Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas
April 28, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
281-486-2163
Free admission

Texas Star Party
Fort Davis, Texas
May 1-8, 2016

 

Central/East


Astronomy & Night Sky Winter Series

Wallops Flight Facility
Wallops Island, Virginia
February 19, 2016, 7 p.m.
757-824-2298
Free admission

Orange Blossom Special Star Party
Withlacoochee River Park
Dade City, Florida

March 2-6, 2016

Astronomy & Night Sky Winter Series
Wallops Flight Facility
Wallops Island, Virginia
March 18, 2016, 7 p.m.
757-824-2298
Free admission

Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference
Natchez Trace Parkway
French Camp, Mississippi
April 6-9, 2016

Delmarva Star Gazers Star Party
Laurel, Delaware
May 5-8, 2016

Cherry Springs Star Party
Cherry Springs State Park
Coudersport, Pennsylvania
June 2-5, 2016