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Star Party Ideas

Looking for star party ideas? Looking to change up the star party viewing targets? Trying to get the public interested in a new star party or interested in attending? Don’t worry, we have you covered…


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Astronomical League Observing Programs And Awards

In a prior article, we discussed the Astronomical League, so those looking for some information about the league should check that out. Todays article is going to discuss one way that amateur astronomers can get…


summer astronomical targets

Top 5 Most Reliable Summer Astronomical Targets

Summer can always be a fun time in the Pacific Northwest with the plethora of outdoor activities and wonderful weather. With the shorter nights and longer days, there are certainly more clear nights to go…



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Space Law

What Is Space Law? Space law is the body of law governing space-related activities, encompassing both international and domestic agreements, rules, and principles. Parameters of space law include space exploration, liability for damage, weapons use, rescue efforts, environmental preservation, information sharing,…


Astronomical League Astronomical League Observing Programs

Astronomical League

The Astronomical League is an umbrella organization of amateur astronomy societies. Currently their membership consists of over 280 organizations across the United States, along with a number of Members-at-Large, Patrons, and Supporting members. Their mission is to promote the…


Oregon Moon Country

Oregon Moon Country

We recently got around to watching the OPB Documentary called “Oregon Moon Country,” which was great! It was a fun program and it was great to see so many esteemed people interviewed such as professors…


International Astronomical Union

The International Astronomical Union is an international association of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy. They can be found at https://www.iau.org and celebrated 100 years…


Starlink Train

Finding A Starlink Train In The Sky

There has been much in the news about the SpaceX Starlink satellites, good, bad, and in between. For more information and conjecture about the StarLink, check out this awesome article! Regardless of said conjecture, which…


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Star Party Volunteering

Star Party Volunteers might be one of the coolest volunteering opportunities one can get! These people get the opportunity to share their love of the nights sky and the nights sky with the public in…