U.S. Astronomy Events 2016

Courtesy Damian G. Allis, PHD and Chuck Higgins
Remembering “Barlow Bob”

Dates

Event

Location

Jan 16

Gardner – Webb University Astronomy Symposium

Boiling Springs, NC

Jan 16

Harmony Dark Sky Festival

Harmony, FL

Feb 8 – 14

2016 Winter Star Party

Scout Key, FL

Feb 13

Tucson Star Party

Tucson, AZ

Mar 2 – 6

Orange Blossom Special Star Party

Dade City, FL

Mar 9 – 13

Staunton River Star Party

Staunton River State Park, Scottsburg, VA

Mar 18

NASA Winter Astronomy Series

Wallops Island, VA

Apr 1 – 2

Spring Stokes Star Party

Branchville, NJ

Apr 6 – 10

Hodges Gardens Star Party

Florien, LA

Apr 6 – 9

Midsouth Star Gaze

French Camp, MS

Apr 7 – 8

Northeast Astronomical Imaging Conference (NEAIC)

Suffern, NY

Apr 7 – 10

South Jersey Spring Star Party

Belleplain State Forest, NJ

Apr 9 – 10

NEAF 2016 and NEAF Solar Star Party

Suffern, NY

May 1 – 8

Texas Star Party

Fort Davis, TX

May 5 – 8

Delmarva Star Gaze XXII Star Party

Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, DE

May 26 – 30

RTMC Astronomy Expo

Big Bear City, CA

Jun 1 – 4

Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival

Bryce Canyon, UT

Jun 2 – 5

Cherry Springs Star Party

Cherry Springs State Park, Coudersport, PA

Jun 2 – 5

Wisconsin Observers Weekend

Waupaca, WI

Jun 3 – 5

Bootleg Star Party

Harmon, IL

Jun 4 – 11

Grand Canyon Star Party

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Jun 18

StarConn

Middletown, CT

Jun 29 – Jul 3

Rocky Mountain Star Stare

Gardner, CO

Jun 29 – Jul 3

Golden State Star Party

Adin, CA

Jul 8 – 10

The Conjunction 2016

Northfield, MA

Jul 24 – 30

Maine Astronomy Retreat

Washington, ME

Jul 27 – 31

York County Star Party

Wellsville, PA

Jul 29 – Aug 6

Rockland Summer Star Party

Plainfield, MA

Jul 31 – Aug 5

The Nebraska Star Party

Merritt Reservoir, Valentine, NE

Aug 2 – 6

Table Mountain Star Party

Eden Valley Guest Ranch, Oroville, WA

Aug 2 – 7

Oregon Star Party

Ochoco National Forest, Prineville, OR

Aug 3 – 7

Indiana Family Star Party

Camp Cullom, Frankfort, IN

Aug 4 – 7

Stellafane 2016

Springfield, VT

Aug 5 – 7

Northwoods Star Fest

Fall Creek, WI

Aug 10 – 13

ALCON 2016

Washington, DC

Aug 31 – Sep 3

Northern Nights Star Fest

Palisade, MN

Sep 2 – 6

Almost Heaven Star Party

Spruce Knob, WV

Sep 2 – 4

Black Forest Star Party

Cherry Springs State Park, Coudersport, PA

Sep 9 – 10

Kensington Astronomy at the Beach

Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

Sep 22 – 25

Acadia Night Sky Festival

Mount Desert, ME

Sep 22 – 25

Blackwater Falls Astronomy Weekend

Blackwater Falls State Park, Davis, WV

Sep 23 – 25

ASNNE's Starfest

Kennebunk, ME

Sep 24 – Oct 2

Okie – Tex Star Party

Camp Billy Joe, OK

Sep 29 – Oct 2

Great Lakes Star Gaze

Gladwin, MI

Sep 30 – Oct 2

Hidden Hollow 2016

Bellville, OH

Sep 30 – Oct 2

2016 Fall Bootleg Star Party

Harmon, IL

Sep 30 – Oct 2

Connecticut Star Party

Ashford, CT

Oct 23 – 30

Chiefland Star Party

Chiefland, FL

Oct 24 – 29

Eldorado Star Party

Eldorado, TX

Oct 25 – 30

Deep South Regional Star Gaze XXXIV

Norwood, LA

Oct 27 – 30

Nightfall Star Party

Borrego Springs, CA

The original online version of the document can be found at: www.cnyo.org/2016-u-s-star-parties-and-astro-events/ Information in this document is as current as event websites and other event aggregator websites have allowed as of 26 January 2016. Always check the websites for the most current information.

Find a problem? Want to add an event? Want to make our lives easier in 2016 and beyond? Please contact Damian Allis (info@cnyo.org). To add an event, please send us the following information:

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