Green Bank Star Quest

Event date: 

Wed Jul 19, 2017 (All day) to Sat Jul 22, 2017 (All day)

Location of event: 

Green Bank Observatory 24944 Green Bank , WV
United States
West Virginia US

Our 14th Annual OPTICAL and RADIO ASTRONOMY "Star Party" July 19th - 22nd, 2017: held at the Green Bank Observatory, Green Bank WV. We have a keynote speaker EVERY evening, with presentations on the latest in optical & radio astronomy. Clinics and additional presentations are held throughout each and every day of the event. All presentations are indoors and include multiple subjects, including Astrophotography. Solar/night-time observing right at your campsite. Campground has graveled roads, sanitary stations and a HOT shower facility close by. We Feature: a Large Raffle Drawing (the 2016 event had 84 prizes), Children's Activities, Cafeteria and Snack Bar, and Vendors on site. The 4-day registration fee is just $100. Limited bunkhouse accommodations for additional fee. The annual MERAL meeting of the Astronomical League will be hosted at Star Quest. The event is hosted by the Central Appalachian Astronomy Club and Kanawha Valley Asrtonomical Society. For additional information see our website: greenbankstarqrest.org