Fifteenth Annual Star Party

The 2017 fifteenth GLSG star party will be held September 21 through September 24, 2017. Mail in registration is closed but you can still register at the welcome tent once you arrive at the star party. We look forward to seeing you there! telescopes

We are excited to have Zach Constan speaking this year. Dr. Constan earned his Bachelor's Degree in physics (1995) from Albion College, studied psychoacoustics for his Ph.D. in physics (2002) at Michigan State University, taught college astronomy for three years, and served as a church Youth Director. Now, as National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory Outreach Coordinator, he gets to tell everyone about the exciting developments in nuclear science at MSU's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and future facility for rare isotope beams. zc

General Information about the Star Party

Location and dark skies are the main attraction of this star party. Gladwin, MI is a central location that provides excellent observing without traveling hours into Northern Michigan. Limiting magnitudes are estimated to be around 6.5 at zenith with some minor light domes from the cities of Mt. Pleasant and Midland, some 30 miles away. This is a star party for the astronomer who loves to observe and mingle with other astronomers. Some practical and interesting talks are scheduled to enhance your weekend experience.

The GLSG star party will be held at the River Valley RV Park in Gladwin, MI. Directions and more information about the star party can be found in the registration form.

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