2018 Regional Star Parties

A star party is a gathering of amateur astronomers for the purpose of observing the sky. The star parties listed on this page are large gathering, taking place over many days. Attendance at these events typically range from several dozen to several hundred. Most require registration. For more details, visit the homepage of each individual star party.

Enchanted Skies Star Party

Name: Enchanted Skies Star Party
Location: Near Magdalena, NM
Date: Oct 16 - Oct 20, 2018
Website: https://www.socorronm.org/events/21st-annual-enchanted-skies-star-party/

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Texas Star Party

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Name: Texas Star Party
Location: Near Fort Davis, TX
Date: May 6-13, 2018
Website: https://texasstarparty.org/

Rocky Mountain Star Stare

Name: Rocky Mountain Star Stare
Location: Near Gardner, CO
Date: June 13 thru June17, 2018
Website: http://www.rmss.org/

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Nebraska Star Party

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Name: Nebraska Star Party
Location: Near Valentine, NE
Date: August 5 thru August 19, 2018
Website: http://www.nebraskastarparty.org/

Badlands Astronomy Festival

Name: Badlands Astronomy Festival
Location: Badlands National Park
Date: July 6-8, 2018
Website: http://www.nps.gov/badl/planyourvisit/night-sky-program.htm

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Okie-Tex Star Party

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Name: Okie-Tex Star Party
Location: Near Kenton, OK
Date: October 6-14, 2018
Website: http://www.okie-tex.com/