Twentieth Annual Star Party

The 2022 twentieth GLSG star party will be held Thursday, September 22 through Sunday, September 25, 2022. Mail-in registration is currently closed but you can register at the star party. This year we all celebrate our twentieth anniversary! Twenty years of planets, galaxies, mud, prizes, fun, and dark skies! We've enjoyed every moment with you and are excited for this coming star party. For your future planning, the 2023 star party is tentatively scheduled for September 14-17, 2023. Check out our Facebook page.

Mail-in registration is currently CLOSED. However, you can register at the star party welcome tent.


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.