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Green Bank Star Quest XIV  (July 19th - 22nd, 2017)


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    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 speaker 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/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.  The annual MERAL meeting of the Astronomical League will be hosted at Star Quest.  For additional information see the other pages of this website.  
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      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. There are classroom talks throughout every day.  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. Come join the fun and be part of the Star Quest family.



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