Green Bank Star Quest XIV
July 19th - 22nd, 2017
Our 14th annual OPTICAL and RADIO astronomy "Star Party" July 19th - 22nd, 2017 held at the Green Bank Observatory, Green Bank WV. We will have a distinguished keynote speakers EVERY evening, with presentations on the latest in optical & radio astronomy. Our featured speaker: Maria Hamilton, Physics Professor at Marshall University, will give the "Keynote Presentation" Saturday evening. Clinics and additional presentations held daily (indoors) on multiple subjects including Astrophotography. Solar and night-time observing at your campsite. Campground has graveled roads, sanitary stations and a HOT shower facility (close by). We Feature: a Large Raffle Drawing (the 2016 event had 84 prizes), Children's Activities, Cafeteria and Snack Bar, and Vendors on site. The 4-day registration fee is just $100. Limited bunkhouse accommodations for additional fee. For additional info see the other pages of this web site.
The Star Quest XIV for 2017 theme this year is Solar. We plan to get everyone informed and ready for the upcoming "Great American Eclipse" We have lined up speakers and planned activities to make this Star Quest one to remember. We have contacted vendors to be on site. We have been donated a number of great prizes already, for our big Raffle drawing. Our children's activities promise to be a lot of fun (they won't even notice they are learning). It should be stellar event this year.
Please stay tuned, more information will be posted as it becomes available.