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Weekly Observing at Leighton Observatory

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 7, 2018

Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill Visitors Centre
Widnes, WA8 5QW United Kingdom
Free

Hosted by Liverpool Astronomical Society at their Leighton Observatory this weekly observing session is a great opportunity to have a look through their telescopes. All members of the public welcome.

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Free Public Talk on Neutron Star Mergers, Gravity Waves, and Where Gold Comes From

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Smithwick Theater at Foothill College, Los Altos, CA United States
Free

Dr. Eliot Quataert of the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free, illustrated, non-technical talk on: ”Cosmic Gold: Neutron Star Mergers, Gravitational Waves, and the Origin of the Heavy Elements” in the Smithwick Theater at Foothill College, in Los Altos. The talk is part of the Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series at Foothill College, now in its 18th year. Scientists have recently developed a new way to `see' the…

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Brighton Astronomy Club Meeting and Observing

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Sixty Eight Middle Street, 68 Middle Street
Brighton, BN1 1AL United Kingdom

Every month the Brighton Astronomy Club meet at 68 Middle Street for astronomy related talks and observing though telescopes on the sea front afterwards (depending on the weather!)  These sessions are very much suitable for beginners -- if you have an interest in astronomy you would be very welcome to join them!

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Super Moon, Total Lunar Eclipse, Blue Moon Observation

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
White Rann, Village Dhorado
Bhuj, Gujarat 370510 India

Because This kind of event is happening after almost 150 Years….Because This kind of event is happening after almost 150 Years…. Whenever Eclipse Happens, We organize this kind of Events for Everyone who Like to be part of observations.

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Orange Blossom Special Star Party

February 7 - February 10
Withlacoochee River Park, 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd.
Dade City, FL 33525 United States

The St. Petersburg Astronomy Club is having their annual Orange Blossom Special Star Party on Feb 7th- 10th, 2018 at Withlacoochee River State Park, Dade City, Florida. For additional Information go to: https://www.orangeblossomspecial.org/

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument February Star Party

February 16 @ 8:00 pm
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, 10 Organ Pipe Dr
Ajo, AZ 85321 United States
Free

Explore the night sky with us February 16th. Park rangers will provide a short program as well as night sky viewing through telescopes. If you are interested in bringing a telescope and sharing your knowledge with the public, you are welcome to sign up in advance as a night-sky volunteer. Contact Cynthia Sequanna by email at Cynthia_Sequanna@nps.gov to sign up.

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St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 30, 2019

St Andrews Observatory, University of St Andrews
St Andrews, KY16 United Kingdom

The St Andrews Observatory opens its doors every first Wednesday of the month. This is a great opportunity to meet the Astronomers and see the James Gregory Telescope -- the largest in Scotland.

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Astronomy Night

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center, Route 175 (Building J-20)
Wallops Island, VA 23337 United States
Free

The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center and its partner the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation will host an Astronomy night on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 7 – 10 p.m. with an exploration of Earth’s Moon, the Milky Way and constellation tours of the night sky. The event begins with an astronomy presentation at the NASA Visitor Center’s Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. followed by night sky observations through telescopes and binoculars on the grounds…

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Michiana Star Party 10 – MSP10

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - May 20 @ 3:00 pm
Dr. T.K. Lawless Park, 15122 Monkey Run Street
Vandalia, MI 49095 United States

We are proud to announce our Tenth Annual Michiana Star Party. Hosted by the Michiana Astronomical Society (Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan). Observing, talks and presentations, etc… Annual Star Party, date varies with dark weekend of the Moon and facility availability. Cost: $30-$5 – Free for kids

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Rocky Mountain Star Stare

June 13 - June 17
Starry Meadows, 3854 Gardner Road
Gardner, CO 81040 United States
$45

Rocky Mountain Star Stare is an annual premiere star party sponsored by the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society. RMSS is held at the Society's personally owned 35 acres of spectacular mountain view property. RMSS's "Starry Meadows" is located just outside of Gardner, CO between the Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountain ranges, at an altitude of 7,600 feet above sea level with crystal clear blue skies. The location is about 2…

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ALCON 2018

July 11 - July 14
Hilton Hotel & Convention Center Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Hotel, Hilton Hotel & Convention Center Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Hotel
Minneapolis, MN United States

The Minnesota Astronomical Society is hosting the 2018 Astronomical League Convention (ALCON 2018) from July 11th to July 14th, 2018. Our venue for the convention is the Hilton Hotel and Convention Center conveniently located near the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport and the world-famous Mall of America. In addition, we will also be showcasing our world-class outreach facility, Eagle Lake Observatory, with its two observatories and classroom facilities. We have started gathering a…

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Wyoming Astronomy Retreat

August 5 - August 11
Absaroka Ranch, P.O. Box 929
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
$1950

This retreat will not only be a once in a lifetime view of the night sky, but a once in a lifetime western vacation! Come stay with us for 6 nights at the rural Absaroka Ranch located in Dubois, Wyoming. Along with unlimited access to our skies every night our package includes: – Lodging in our cozy cabins. – Three delicious gourmet-style meals per day – Daily activites including: horseback…

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AstroBlast 2018

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - August 13 @ 12:00 pm

AstroBlast is a regional star party held by the Oil Region Astronomical Society since 1994. The dates for this year's AstroBlast will be from noon Wednesday, August 8th, through noon Monday, August 13th. Early registration for the event will begin in late March, when a pre-registration form will be posted on this site. We expect to have a full schedule of speakers on Friday evening and Saturday, as well as some of our traditional AstroBlast activities, such…

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Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival

August 23 - August 26
Fort Smith / Wood Buffalo National Park, Box 1354
Fort Smith, NWT X0E 0P0 Canada

The Dark Sky Festival (DSF) is a multi-day family event that provides everyone with an opportunity to explore the wonders of the universe around us and the science that makes it all work. Dark Sky Festival activities take place in Fort Smith, NWT (Canada) and the in world's largest Dark Sky Preserve, Wood Buffalo National Park. See website for pricing.

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Southwest Astronomy Festival

September 7 - September 9
Cedar Breaks National Monument, Highway 143 East
Brian Head, UT 84719 United States
Free

Join us for the 2nd annual Southwest Astronomy Festival. The Southwest Astronomy Festival is coordinated by the Cedar Breaks National Monument and Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, with additional support from organizations within the community. Together, we provide a series of events that focus on astronomy, dark sky preservation, and having fun in the great outdoors. Through star parties, sun parties, and many other activities, we seek to foster a relationship…

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