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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…


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State Park Stargazing Tips

When one goes to a state park for stargazing, there is a lot to consider, both in terms of weather and gear, but also in terms of the park itself. In this article, we will…


Washington State Parks Star Parties

Washington State Parks Star Parties

As part of our process to provide the best resources and information for you to find where to go stargazing, we are looking today at Star Parties held at Washington State Parks. There are many…


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Idaho State Parks Star Parties

As part of our process to provide the best resources and information for you to find where to go stargazing, we are looking today at Star Parties held at Idaho State Parks. There are many…


COVID-19 Member at Astronomy Club Event Stargazing COVID19 Amateur Astronomy Coronavirus Oregon State Parks Idaho State Parks Star Party Volunteering Covid-19

Oregon State Parks Star Parties

As part of our process to provide the best resources and information for you to find where to go stargazing, we are looking today at Star Parties held at Oregon State Parks. There are many…


June Solstice

June Solstice

A solstice happens when the sun’s zenith is at its furthest point from the equator. During the June Solstice, the sun’s zenith reaches its northernmost point and the Earth’s North Pole tilts directly towards the…