Apr
28
Sat
April B-SIG Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 12:00 am
April B-SIG Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory

The April BSIG will be on Saturday April 28th, weather permitting, at the Eagle Lake Observatory.

NOTE: Due to poor field conditions at Metcalf Field, this months B-SIG has been moved to the Eagle Lake Observatory (ELO).  Information about ELO as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

This event is weather dependent. So please send me an e-mail (sureshks1@msn.com) if you are interested in coming out so I can keep you updated… I will plan on making a go/no go decision by 3pm on the day of the event.

May
5
Sat
2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.
Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

All Weather Event (3rd qtr. moon)

May
11
Fri
CGO Star Party – Virgo Venture @ Cherry Grove Observatory
May 11 @ 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party - Virgo Venture @ Cherry Grove Observatory

Cherry Grove Virgo Venture Star Party

The MAS ”Virgo Venture” is an star party dedicated to observing many of the brighter galaxies in the Virgo Cluster. As with all Cherry Grove events, the Virgo Venture is held only if the skies are clear and will be CANCELLED IF CLOUDY.

Additional information and finder charts can be found on the MAS website at HERE

Cherry Grove Star Parties are held on Friday nights, with Saturday reserved as the backup night if Friday is cloudy.

Star parties are no longer called “on” or “off”. Those planning on attending are to make their best judgement as to sky conditions and whether to attend or not. Generally however, star parties are cancelled if cloudy.

The VV is Called ON for Friday 5/26/2017

Be sure to check the MAS Discussion Forums if conditions are questionable to see if others are planning on attending.

LLCC Star Party @ Long Lake Conservation Center
May 11 @ 6:00 pm
LLCC Star Party @ Long Lake Conservation Center

LLCC Star Party weekend

LLCC Star parties are held on both Friday and Saturday night.

Star parties are no longer called “on” or “off”. Those planning on attending are to make their best judgement as to sky conditions and whether to attend or not. Generally however, star parties are cancelled if cloudy.

Be sure to check the MAS Discussion Forums if conditions are questionable to see if others are planning on attending.

May
12
Sat
CGO Star Party – Virgo Venture (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory
May 12 @ 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party - Virgo Venture (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory

Cherry Grove Virgo Venture Star Party

The MAS ”Virgo Venture” is an star party dedicated to observing many of the brighter galaxies in the Virgo Cluster. As with all Cherry Grove events, the Virgo Venture is held only if the skies are clear and will be CANCELLED IF CLOUDY.

Additional information and finder charts can be found on the MAS website at HERE

Cherry Grove Star Parties are held on Friday nights, with Saturday reserved as the backup night if Friday is cloudy.

Star parties are no longer called “on” or “off”. Those planning on attending are to make their best judgement as to sky conditions and whether to attend or not. Generally however, star parties are cancelled if cloudy.

The VV is Called ON for Friday 5/26/2017

Be sure to check the MAS Discussion Forums if conditions are questionable to see if others are planning on attending.

May
18
Fri
CGO Star Party – Virgo Venture (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party - Virgo Venture (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory

Cherry Grove Virgo Venture Star Party

The MAS ”Virgo Venture” is an star party dedicated to observing many of the brighter galaxies in the Virgo Cluster. As with all Cherry Grove events, the Virgo Venture is held only if the skies are clear and will be CANCELLED IF CLOUDY.

Additional information and finder charts can be found on the MAS website at HERE

Cherry Grove Star Parties are held on Friday nights, with Saturday reserved as the backup night if Friday is cloudy.

Star parties are no longer called “on” or “off”. Those planning on attending are to make their best judgement as to sky conditions and whether to attend or not. Generally however, star parties are cancelled if cloudy.

The VV is Called ON for Friday 5/26/2017

Be sure to check the MAS Discussion Forums if conditions are questionable to see if others are planning on attending.