Fourteenth Annual Star Party

The 2016 fourteenth GLSG star party will be held September 29 through October 2, 2016. Registration is now open and you can find the form in the registration section. Send your registration before August 31 to receive a discount. For your future planning, the 2017 star party is scheduled for September 21-24 , 2017.


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.