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Salford Observatory Open Evening

February 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - April 30, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Salford Observatory, Chaseley Road
Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ United Kingdom

Find out more about Salford Astronomical Society and observe through their large 18.5" reflecting telescope by joining their members on this one of their frequent observatory open nights. Attendance is free with no obligation to join. These events are weather dependent therefore please confirm with event organiser that this event is going ahead.

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Public Observing Open Evening; Mid-Kent Astronomical Society James Irwin Observatory, Canterbury

July 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Victoria Hotel, 59 London Road
Canterbury, Kent CT2 8JY United Kingdom

These take place on Fridays when we do not hold a meeting at Bredhurst (except at Christmas). Check the MKAS home page after 19:30 on the day to get final confirmation before travelling, in case clouds prevent us opening. The James Irwin Observatory is Currently Closed and Due to Reopen on 6th July 2018. On the Fridays when we do not hold our public meetings at Bredhurst, and depending on the weather, we…

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Free Public Talk on Black Holes, Exploding Stars, and the Runaway Universe

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Smithwick Theater at Foothill College, Los Altos, CA United States
Free

Dr. Alex Filippenko of the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free, illustrated, non-technical talk on: ”Black Holes, Exploding Stars, and the Runaway Universe: A Life in Science” in the Smithwick Theater at Foothill College, in Los Altos. The talk is part of the Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series at Foothill College, now in its 19th year. Join us in celebrating the 60th birthday of one of our favorite…

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St Andrews Observatory Open Evening

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 30, 2019

St Andrews Observatory, University of St Andrews
St Andrews, KY16 United Kingdom

The St Andrews Observatory opens its doors every first Wednesday of the month. This is a great opportunity to meet the Astronomers and see the James Gregory Telescope -- the largest in Scotland.

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Isle of Man Astronomical Society Meeting

February 7 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:45pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 30, 2019

Isle of Man Observatory, Higher Foxdale
Foxdale, Isle of Man IM4 3HB United Kingdom

Join members of the Isle of Man Astronomical Society for their monthly meeting including a presentation and observing through their telescopes.  The observatory will be open if weather permits.  Small fee asked from non-members on the door.

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Perton Library Astronomy Group Meeting

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 30, 2019

Perton Library, Severn Drive
Perton, WV6 7QU United Kingdom

The Perton Library Astronomy Group is a small, friendly group that is open for anyone with an interest in astronomy to join them.  They meet on the third Thursday every month, events are completely free and involve stargazing and observing outside if the weather is clear. No booking required, just turn up!

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Sacramento Mountain Spectroscopy Workshop

February 22 - February 24
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces, 705 South Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88011 United States
$345

Hello Everyone, The second Sacramento Mountains Spectroscopy Workshop will be held on February 22, 23 and 24 in sunny Las Cruces, New Mexico, U.S. This workshop is designed to help amateurs get started with astronomical spectroscopy and to help those with experience get even better. The speakers are experienced amateurs and professional astronomers. The workshop will include live data collection the first evening. You can get more information at: http://www.smswweb.com/ Please…

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CEDIC 2019

March 15 - March 17
Ars Electronica Center, Ars Electronica Strasse 1
Linz, AT 4040 Austria

Central European Deep-sky Imaging Conference 2017 – Europe's leading astro-imaging conference. Check out the CEDIC web site (http://www.cedic.at) for details!

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PIXINSIGHT 3-DAY COURSE

March 22 - March 24
Spring Creek Academy, 6000 Custer Rd., Bldg. 5
Plano, TX 75023 United States

Join Warren Keller and Ron Brecher for three days of intensive PixInsight training, hosted by Astrofactors/QHYCCD. This beginner's workshop will be held at Spring Creek Academy, 6000 Custer Rd., Bldg. 5, Plano, TX, 75023, USA and is limited to an exclusive group of 30 attendees, allowing for a personal learning experience for all. Three-days (18 hours) of PixInsight training by two instructors 9:00 AM-4:00 PM. Cost: $550 before 1/7/19, $650…

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Finland Northern Lights Tour

March 25 - April 1

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to see the shimmering Northern Lights dancing overhead? To find out, join Sky & Telescope’s Observing Editor Diana Hannikainen on a journey above the Arctic Circle deep in Finnish Lapland for a Northern Lights tour. The trip kicks off with a couple of days in Finland’s capital city, Helsinki, where among other things you will see unique architecture, Finland’s own brand of Jugendstil known…

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Rocky Mountain Star Stare

June 26 - June 30
Starry Meadows, 3854 Gardner Road
Gardner, CO 81040 United States

Rocky Mountain Star Stare is an annual premiere star party sponsored by the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society. Located on 35 acres of land, RMSS's "Starry Meadows" is conveniently located about two hourS driving time southwest of Colorado Springs (just outside of Gardner, CO), between the Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountain ranges, at an altitude of 7,612 feet above sea level. RMSS annually plays host to 300+ amateur and professional…

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Astronomy Weekend at Blackwater Falls State Park

September 26 - September 28
Blackwater Falls State Park, 1584 Blackwater Lodge Road
Davis, WV 26260 United States
Free

For 30 years, the Kanwha Valley Astronomical Society and Blackwater Falls State Park have teamed up for Astronomy Weekend. Day events include guest speakers who will discuss a variety of astronomy topics. Evening events include star parties under West Virginia's incredible dark skies which are an astronomer and astrophotographers dream come true!

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2019 Eastern Iowa Star Party

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - September 29 @ 11:00 am
St. Ambrose University Menke Observatory, Dixon, IA 52745 United States

The Quad City Astronomical Society will host this annual event at the St. Ambrose University Menke Observatory just outside of Dixon, Iowa and located at the Wapsi River Educational and Environmental Center. The event is limited to approximately 50 registrant s. Guest speakers and prizes to be announced soon!

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