Astronomical League – Events for September 2013

Telescope Viewing at Chimney Rock National Monument, 3 miles south of hwy 160 on hwy 151, 17 miles west of Pagosa Springs CO, Sept. 6

5:30 PM Gate Opens for people to set up telescopes in the upper parking lot.

Check in with Joan Mieirtz for specific instructions before you drive up.

6PM Cabin Visitor Center & Gift Shop is open

6:30 Lecture Program begins at Cabin Ampitheater

8PM Telescope viewing begins in the upper parking lot.

Viewing ends when last telescope is packed up.


5th Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival, Mt. Desert Island and Schoodic Peninsula, Bar Harbor ME, Sept. 6

The Acadia Night Sky Festival is a community celebration to promote the protection and enjoyment of Downeast Acadia’s stellar night sky as a valuable natural resource through education, science, and the arts.

Maine’s spectacular rocky coast is home to Acadia National Park, and some of the last pristine, star-filled night skies in the eastern United States.

Located in the communities surrounding Acadia National Park, the Acadia Night Sky Festival features many art, music, science, poetry, and stargazing events..

Here the Milky Way shines bright in the largest expanse of naturally dark sky, east of the Mississippi. As the rapid loss of dark skies to light pollution receives national recognition, Maine is increasingly referred to as

some place “that still has stars.”

Discover Downeast Maine’s unique commitment to protecting the quality of its starlit nights. We invite you to help us enjoy and protect this inspiring resource for generations to come.

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Okie-Tex Star Party, Camp Billy Joe, Kenton, OK, Sept. 28 thru Oct 6th

The Oklahoma City Astronomy Club is pleased to invite you to the 30th Annual Okie-Tex Star Party September 28 – October 6, 2013. The star party will be held at Camp Billy Joe near Kenton Oklahoma and Black Mesa offers some of the darkest skies anywhere in the southwestern United States.




Peach State Star Gaze, 3080 Aaron Grier Rd SE, Crawfordville GA, Sept. 29 – Oct. 6

The Atlanta Astronomy Club presents the 20th annual Peach State Star Gaze, a week long event. September 29 through October 6

Vendors, Door Prizes and Speakers

Deerlick Astronomy Village




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