Category Archives: Star Parties

Chronicles of my star party adventures

Okie-Tex Star Party

The Okie-Tex star party is held every September around new new¬†moon at camp Billy Joe in the Oklahoma panhandle. Friends have told me that the skies are better than the famed Texas Star Party, and that attendance often swells past … Continue reading

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Nebraska Star Party 2015

I had the distinct honor and pleasure of being the main speaker for this years Nebraska Star Party. Held annually at the Merritt Reservoir near Valentine Nebraska, this years party boasted nearly 300 attendees spread over a spacious set of … Continue reading

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Cherry Springs

Seventeen hours by car from where I live, just north of the center of the state of Pennsylvania near the New York state line, you’ll see on the Google Earth dark sky overlay an area surrounded by blue, which indicates … Continue reading

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What I Did on my Summer Vacation

For Central Florida, the summer is a slow time for astrophotography. There’s virtually an embargo on starlight, it rains daily, and at night the humidity is very high, the sky a pasty white, and the bugs… don’t even get me … Continue reading

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