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Astronomy Night

July 9 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week until October 17, 2015
Gordon’s Park Eco Resort,
18777 Hwy 6, R.R. #1, Tehkummah, Ontario P0P 2C0 Canada
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This program includes an orientation into astronomy, planets, northern lights and solar system, & instructions on the use of a planisphere (sky map) to discover the night sky. Participants will learn how to star hop, view with the naked eye & have the opportunity to try Bausch & Lomb wide-angle Binoculars and to observe through the Park's 8 Inch Dobsonian Telescope. Cost: $15.00/person + tax Find out more »

2nd Friday Science Night: Electricity and Magnetism I

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lowell Observatory,
1400 W Mars Hill Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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Features exciting science demonstrations and experiments. Shows at 6, 7, and 8 PM. Cost: Included with admission Find out more »

Pluto Palooza

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Every day until July 19, 2015
Lowell Observatory,
1400 W Mars Hill Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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PLUTO PALOOZA Saturday, July 11 – Sunday, July 19 Lowell Observatory will be open from 10 AM to 10 PM (including the Sundays that fall within the event window) ACTIVITIES: – Pluto Telescope Tours every hour between 11 AM and 6 PM – Family-friendly Pluto and New Horizons activities from 10 AM to 10 PM – View the latest images of Pluto on a big screen – Watch exciting liquid… Find out more »

Pluto Palooza – Flyby Day Celebration

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Lowell Observatory,
1400 W Mars Hill Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR FLYBY DAY (Tuesday, July 14) – Solar Viewing from 10 AM to 6 PM – Putnam Collection Center Open House from 10 AM to 10 PM – Astronomy-themed face painting from 10 AM to 10 PM – Special Pluto-themed prize giveaways – Live music after 5 PM – New Horizons phones home celebration from 5 – 7 PM – Remarks by Lowell Observatory director Jeff Hall at… Find out more »

Indiana Family Star Party

July 15 - July 19
Camp Cullom,
6815 W Co Rd N, Frankfort, IN 46041 United States
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The Indiana Family Star Party is held annually under the dark rural skies of Camp Cullom, home of the Prairie Grass Observatory, about 50 miles NW of Indianapolis. The observatory houses 4 telescopes up to 28" aperture. Hosted by the Wabash Valley Astronomical Society, Indiana Astronomical Society, and the Muncie Astronomy Club. Cost: Full event: $20/person or $30/family. Or daily $5/person or $15/carload, but that does not include parking/camping space… Find out more »
$42

Stargazing Manitoulin

July 17 - July 20
Gordon’s Park Eco Resort,
18777 Hwy 6, R.R. #1, Tehkummah, Ontario P0P 2C0 Canada
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Join us for an incredible astronomy experience, camping & observing the beautiful night skies of Manitoulin, on site in the RASC designated Dark Sky Preserve at Gordon’s Park. The Dark Sky Preserve offers exceptional dark skies, the darkest in the Province of Ontario, no light pollution, 360 degree observing, 7.5 + magnitude, 21.45 SQM and an 8” Dobsonian Telescope. Registration includes camping in the Dark Sky Preserve, welcome reception, wine… Find out more »

Pluto Palooza – In Praise of Pluto: From Mars Hill to the Kuiper Belt

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lowell Observatory,
1400 W Mars Hill Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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SPECIAL PROGRAM ON SATURDAY, JULY 18 “IN PRAISE OF PLUTO: From Mars Hill to the Kuiper Belt, a celebration of a century of exploration of the frontiers of the Solar System at Lowell Observatory” A live multi-media Pluto program featuring authors William Sheehan and Robert Graber from 7 – 9 PM. Program will include readings from Graber’s Plutonic Sonnets and both authors will be on-hand to sign books after the… Find out more »
R30

ScopeX

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
National Museum of Military History,
22 Erlswold Way, Saxonwold, Randburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2132 South Africa
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ScopeX is South Africa's largest astronomy and amateur telescope making event. It is held annually at the Military History Museum in Saxonwold, Johannesburg. It is a family event featuring science shows, amateur telescope making displays, rocketry demonstrations, public lectures, and more. Prizes are awarded for amateur-built telescopes and astrophotography. Enter the raffle to win one of three telescopes, or buy your astronomy gear from one of the vendor's stands. The… Find out more »
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Coconino Astronomical Society Meeting

July 25 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Lowell Observatory,
1400 W Mars Hill Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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Featuring the talk by Ken Zoll, Ex. Dir. Verde Valley Archaeology Center, “Ancient Native American Astronomical Practices." This presentation will describe the diverse ways in which prehistoric Native American cultures perceived and integrated the objects in the sky into their worldview, including the function of meteorites found within ancient ruins. Find out more »

Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lowell Observatory,
1400 W Mars Hill Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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Special meteor shower programs and activities from 6 – 10 PM for the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower. Cost: Included with admission Find out more »
690Euros

IAYC 2015 – International Astronomical Youth Camp

August 2 - August 22
JH Klingenthal,
Grenzweg 22, Klingenthal, Sachsen 08248 Germany
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The IAYC is a three-week-long astronomical camp aimed at bringing young people around the world together in order to gain experience in the fields of astronomy, physics, and astrophysics. During the three weeks, participants are required to do a small research project depending on their Working Group. Each Working Group is focused on a specific field of astronomy (such as observational astronomy, computational physics, etc). The Working Group leaders provide… Find out more »

Table Mountain Star Party

August 11 - August 16
Eden Valley Guest Ranch,
31 Eden Valley Lane, Oroville, WA 98844 United States
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Table Mountain Star Party The Table Mountain Star Party is an annual gathering of people interested in astronomy and its many related topics. Anyone with an interest or curiosity is welcome to register and enjoy the experience. Programming is provided for everyone from the seasoned astronomer to the beginning novice. We also provide well organized, fun and educational programming for children in our Student Program. Make your plans to attend… Find out more »

Oregon Star Party

August 11 - August 16
Indian Trail Spring,
Forest Service Road 800, Prineville, OR 97754 United States
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Oregon Star Party’s planning committee is pleased to announce that the 28th annual Oregon Star Party will take place from August 11 through 16, 2015 at Indian Trail Spring in the Ochoco National Forest. Well known for its dark skies, Oregon Star Party is one of the largest annual star parties in the United States. For 2015, the Oregon Star Party will be during the peak of the Perseid Meteor… Find out more »
$42

Perseids Meteor Party

August 11 - August 13
Gordon’s Park Eco Resort,
18777 Hwy 6, R.R. #1, Tehkummah, Ontario P0P 2C0 Canada
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Join us for the most amazing meteor showers of the year, camping & observing the Perseids & the beautiful night skies of Manitoulin on site in the RASC designated dark sky preserve at Gordon’s Park. The DSP offers exceptional dark skies, (darkest in Ontario), no light pollution & 360 degree observing. Participants can expect to see over 60 beautifully coloured meteors per hour leading up to the peak Wed Aug… Find out more »
CAN$30

Saskatchewan Summer Star Party

August 13 - August 16
Cypress Hills Interprovicial Park – Saskatchewan,
127 Maple St., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7J 0A2 Canada
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Join 300+ of your fellow astronomers for a wonderful weekend of night-time observing and day-time events at the Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park and Dark Sky Preserve in south-west Saskatchewan organized by the Saskatoon and Regina Centres of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Recurrence Details: Every year around the new moon in August. Cost: CAN$30 single / CAN$40 couples / CAN$50 families Find out more »

Starfest

August 13 - August 16
River Place Park,
RR 3, Ayton, Ontario Canada
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Starfest is Canada's largest annual amateur astronomy conference and star party attracting hundreds of astronomy enthusiasts from Ontario, neighbouring provinces, and states.  It has also been ranked among the top star parties in North America by Sky & Telescope magazine. Find out more »

Northwoods Starfest

August 14 - August 16
Hobbs Observatory,
S1 County Road K, Fall Creek, WI 54742 United States
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The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society will hold it's annual Northwoods Starfest on August 14-16, 2015 at Hobbs Observatory located 4 miles North of Fall Creek Wisconsin. Details and registration form available late May on the CVAS website. Registration fee covers camping or shared cabin for two nights, and three meals plus midnight snacks. Also, paper sessions, swap meet, dealers, door prizes, and star party. It's an enjoyable weekend of dark-sky… Find out more »

Almost Heaven Star Party

August 14 - August 18
The Mountain Institute,
HC 75 Box 24, Circleville, WV 26804 United States
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The Almost Heaven Star Party is held at one of the darkest sites east of the Mississippi at The Mountain Institute near Spruce Knob West Virginia. We have vendors, presenters, speakers, off site activities. We offer meals and a raffle drawing. For more information please go to the following web address: http://www.ahsp.org. For our fee schedule please go to the following web address http://www.ahsp.org/home/registration/registration-meals-and-activity-fees/ Find out more »
$42

Manitoulin Star Party

August 14 - August 17
Gordon’s Park Eco Resort,
18777 Hwy 6, R.R. #1, Tehkummah, Ontario P0P 2C0 Canada
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Join us for an incredible astronomy experience, camping & observing the beautiful night skies of Manitoulin, on site in the RASC designated Dark Sky Preserve at Gordon’s Park. The Dark Sky Preserve offers exceptional dark skies (darkest in Ontario), no light pollution, 360 degree observing, 7.5 + magnitude, 21.45 SQM & an 8” Dobsonian Telescope. Registration includes camping in the Dark Sky Preserve, welcome campfire, wine & cheese, Q&A &… Find out more »
$1100

Maine Astronomy Retreat

August 16 - October 22
Medomak Retreat Center,
178 Liberty Rd, Washington, ME 04574 United States
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Six night, all-inclusive vacation for you and your telescope. Some of the darkest skies in the Northeast (6.3 limiting visual magnitude). IDA compliant property, observing-friendly facilities. Your own private cabin with full bath, 3 meals/day, astronomy related talks and lectures, daytime recreation (sailing, tennis, hiking, proximity to coastal towns). Limited to 40 participants. Find out more »
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