"Our 16th Annual" !!! 

Green Bank Star Quest

 Optical "Star Party" & Conference

    June 26th - June 29th, 2019


Star Quest is a Production of the

Central Appalachian Astronomy Club


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Reasons to Attend to Star Quest

Our event is held at the Green Bank Observatory, Green Bank WV.  We have a distinguished keynote speaker EVERY evening, with presentations on the latest in optical & radio astronomy. Clinics and additional presentations held daily (indoors) on multiple subjects including Astrophotography. Solar and night-time observing with our amazing dark skies, right from your campsite. 

Campground has graveled roads, sanitary stations and a HOT shower facility close  by.  We Feature: a Large Raffle Drawing (the 2017event had about 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. Breakfast and Supper buffet available for purchase from GBO and served in their cafeteria. For additional information see the other pages of this website, listed in menu at the top of this page. 

.  (GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE for groups of 10 or more. Group payment must be made in advance and is non-refundable. This discount will be 15% for the Early Bird  Group Discount thru March 15, 2019 and 10% after that date through the pre-registration cut off date.






          Group picture of some of attendees of  Star Quest                                                   The GBT, the worlds largest steerable radio telescope!




Observing / Campsite field




The GBT with the night sky (maintenance white lights are not usually on)



Observing / Campsite field


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