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Archive for May 2018

2018 Star Parties

May 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Blog

Lots of star party opportunities in the mid-Atlantic region and beyond.  Below are the ones for which we have information.  If you would like another event to be listed or have more information on one of the events below, please send a note to president@richastro.org. __________________________ Winter Star Party, February 11-18, Chiefland Astronomy Village (Florida):  […]



NEAF 2018 by Mearl Balmer

May 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Blog

. On April 20 John Raymond, Ray Moody and I traveled by car to Suffern, NY for the 2018 Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF) show (27th year!). Indeed, quite a show it is.  . The lengthy trip was a pleasant one, with no shortage of discussion among the three of us about the world of astronomy. […]



Staunton River Star Party

May 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Events

  The Staunton River Star Party this past March was another hit.  The weather was good with some pretty brisk winds during a couple of the days and reasonably clear nights with some clouds moving through.  As usual, our hosts were incredibly gracious.  The park staff and CHAOS (the Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society) […]