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September 2016

Trap Pond Informal Star Party

September 23, 2016 - September 24, 2016
Trap Pond State Park – Cypress Point, N38° 31'30" W75° 27'58"
Laurel, DE United States
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$7

Camp by your telescopes for $7 per night payable to Lyle at Trap Pond State Park near Cypress Point. Weather permitting (like it's raining we probably won't be there).

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December 2016

Delmarva Stargazers Holiday Party

December 6, 2016 @ 18:00 - 21:00
First Presbyterian Church, 118 W Commerce St.
Smyra, DE 19977-1119 United States
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We will be having our annual Christmas Party with our December meeting. December 4, at 6:30 pm-  Church doors will open at  6 pm. Please bring a side or dessert (if you cannot, come anyway)!   We want to see you more that we need more food! Hope to see many of you all there    

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March 2017

Mirror Making Workshop

March 16, 2017 - March 19, 2017
Redden State Forest Lodge, 18074 Redden Forest Drive
Georgetown, DE 19947 United States

The Delmarva Stargazers are once again putting on their famous Mirror Making Workshop

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April 2017

2017 Stargaze Star Party

April 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Trap Pond State Park – Cypress Point, N38° 31'30" W75° 27'58"
Laurel, DE United States
$56

Stargaze Star Party at Trap Pond

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May 2018

May 1st Stargazers Meeting At Loblolly Acres

May 1, 2018 @ 18:00 - 21:00
Loblolly Acres, 3893 Turkey Point Road
Woodside, DE 19980 United States

The Stargazers are holding this meeting at Loblolly Acres located at 3893 Turkey Point Road which lies between Viola south of Woodside, Delaware (39.0555070, -75.5704740). We are holding meeting at Loblolly Acres because it is closer to some of our southern amateur astronomers and not too far south for our northern astronomers to attend. The meeting will start at 6 pm for dinner and end around 9 pm. Dr. Kirby Runyon is a postdoctoral planetary geologist at the Johns Hopkins…

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Star Gaze XXV

May 10, 2018 @ 08:00 - May 13, 2018 @ 11:00
Trap Pond State Park – Cypress Point, N38° 31'30" W75° 27'58"
Laurel, DE United States

Star Gaze XXV (25) is ready for you! Join us for our wonderful star party which has been running continuously for 24 years making this one year 25 - a quarter century of friendly observing on the Delmarva Peninsula. Visit our star party page.    

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January 2019

Buying a telescope!

January 5 @ 10:30 - 12:30
First Presbyterian Church, 118 W Commerce St.
Smyra, DE 19977-1119 United States
Free

So you've decided to take the plunge and get a telescope. Choosing a telescope is very different from buying a television, and salespeople rarely understand what amateur astronomers need. Delmarva Stargazers’ has a version of Sky & Telescope’s buying guide  below. https://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-equipment/telescope-buying-guide/ If you want more information, go to Sky & Telescope's Skywatching Video Series: Buying Your First Telescope. If you have any questions, email Don Surles (a Delmarva Stargazer) at buyingtelescope@delmarvastargazers.org or call at 302-653-9445. The Delmarva Stargazers are…

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June 2019

Dr. Runyon’s presentation on Ultima Thule and NASA’s future plans for the Kuiper Belt exploration.

June 2 @ 17:00 - 19:30
First Presbyterian Church, 118 W Commerce St.
Smyra, DE 19977-1119 United States
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$10 – $15

At Delmarva Stargazers’ monthly meeting on June 2, 2019, Dr. Kirby Runyon of the Johns Hopkins’ Applied Physics Laboratory will be discussing Ultima Thule (NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto's next target) and future plans for the Kuiper Belt exploration.

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