Star Parties

We have a spring star party called the Star Gaze usually in late April or early May at Trap Pond State

Park. depending on the new Moon. Please see the Star Gaze for more information.

There are also monthly informal star parties at Trap Pond which will be announced in the events.  The table below list   informal star party dates.


      Potential observing dates for 2018
 Month-Year  New moon date  First quarter date    Possible weekend observing dates
Primary date  Secondary date
 18-Mar  17  24 17

24

 18-Apr  15  22 14  21
 18-May  15  21 Spring Star Party- May 10 to 13
 18-Jun  13  20 10  16
 18-Jul  12  19 13  14
 18-Aug  11  18 11  12
 18-Sep  9  16 8  15
18-Oct 8 16 7  12 and/or 13
18-Nov 7 15 9 and/or 10  17
18-Dec 7 15 7 and/or 8  14 and/ or 15