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October 2017

International Observe the Moon Night

October 28, 2017 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Pittsville Library, 34372 Old Ocean City Rd.
Pittsville, MD 21850 United States

      Cancelled due to probable clouds and rain. International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is a worldwide, public celebration of lunar science and exploration held annually since 2010. One day each year, everyone on Earth is invited to observe and learn about the moon together, and to celebrate the cultural and personal connections we all have with Earth¹s nearest neighbor. - NASA (https://moon.nasa.gov/inomn.cfm)  InOMN 2017 will be held on 28 October 2017. The event starts at 7PM. There…

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November 2017

Photograph the Antares Launch against the Sun

November 11, 2017 @ 07:37 - 08:30

There is a unique opportunity for this launch due to its early morning timeline.  within certain locations along the Eastern Shore the vehicle will appear to transit in front of the sun - potentially making for great photo opportunities. Some of your members probably have the right equipment (solar scope, telescope with filters, etc) to be able to capture this photograph. I wanted to pass this information along to see if anyone might be interested in trying for this once-in-a-(decade?)…

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December 2017

Holiday Party

December 5, 2017 @ 18:00 - 21:00
First Presbyterian Church, 118 W Commerce St.
Smyra, DE 19977-1119 United States

We supply meat and drinks you can bring a covered dish or desert but not required.  All  are welcome, membership not required,  Come anytime after 6 pm to help us set-up for the Holiday  Party! After the dinner, we will have 2 or 3 short videos that should make us laugh! In addition, we have a box for can goods donations and take the donated food to a local food pantry.

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Candlelit Caroling

December 9, 2017 @ 17:00 - 20:00
Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road
Ridgely, MD 21660 United States

Ring in the holiday season with an evening of lights, music, and cheer. Enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres, and a cash wine bar in the gallery, caroling and fireside hot cider along the candlelit Blockston Branch, and exploring the mysteries of the winter sky with Delmarva Stargazers. Top off the evening with a winter hayride around the meadows and a stop at the Funshine Garden for hot chocolate, cookies, and tree decorating. The Delmarva Stargazers are again invited to attend with…

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May 2018

May 1st Stargazers Meeting At Loblolly Acres

May 1 @ 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 @ 08:00 - May 13 @ 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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July 2018

Stargazers Summer Party

July 14 @ 12:00 - 17:00
Don Surles House, 514 Marilyn Road
Smyrna, DE 19977 United States

Our summer picnic will be on July 14 starting at 12 pm at Don and Karen Surles home in Smyrna, DE. The Delmarva Star Gazers will supply the hamburgers and hot dogs, rolls, corn on the cob, and watermelon. We may even have fried fish and hush puppies. If you want, bring a dish to share with everyone. Don and Karen address is 514 Marilyn Rd., Smyrna, De 19977    

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August 2018

Pittsville Library

August 10 @ 21:00 - 23:00
Pittsville Library, 34372 Old Ocean City Rd.
Pittsville, MD 21850 United States

This is an astronomy night for the Pittsville Library in Maryland Pittsville is located off route 50 a few miles east of Salisbury, Md. The library is part of the Wicomico library system. The Delmarva Stargazers have visited the library many times over the years. It is unusual that a Library would hold any astronomy event when the normal ours are 10:00am - 6:00pm and it isn't truly dark until 9:30PM but this library is different. This will be very…

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October 2018

Centerville Cub Pack 129 outreach at Camp Pecometh on Oct. 13

October 5 @ 08:00 - 17:00

Centreville Cub Scout Pack 129 has requested the Stargazers to come to Camp Pecometh ( west of Dover-32.5 miles) on October 13, if weather permits. Bryon Johnston (Cubmaster) expects at least 50 Cubscouts and parents-- so some telescopes are needed! He has invited us for dinner at 6 pm.  We start observing  at 7:30 pm. Please email me if you can help.  

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Cecilton Public Library

October 15 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Cecilton Library 15th  setup at 6:30  and starts at 7 and ends around 8 pm. For more  information contact Jerry Truitt.        

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