2017 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: To Be Determined
Website: http://enchantedskies.org/index.php

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Texas Star Party

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Name: Texas Star Party
Location: Near Fort Davis, TX
Date: May 21 thru May 28, 2017
Website: https://texasstarparty.org/

Rocky Mountain Star Stare

Name: Rocky Mountain Star Stare
Location: Near Gardner, CO
Date: June 21 thru June 25, 2017
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: July 23 thru July 28, 2017
Website: http://www.nebraskastarparty.org/

Badlands Astronomy Festival

Name: Badlands Astronomy Festival
Location: Badlands National Park
Date: To Be Determined
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: Sept 16 thru Sept 24, 2017
Website: http://www.okie-tex.com/