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. We will have a featured prominent speaker for 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.
Star Quest XIV for 2017 is coming together. Our 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.
We continue working on Star Quest XIV for 2017 We have a just a few openings left for speakers and instructors for the 2017 event. If you are a qualified presenter/instructor in an astronomy related or science field and would like to volunteer your services to Star Quest please contact us ASAP. (see contact us page)
Please stay tuned, more information will be posted as it becomes available.