Bank Star Quest XIX
"Star Party" & Conference ( July 3 - July 6 , 2024 )
The Central Appalachian
Green Bank observatory is home to the GBT, the world's-largest steerable radio telescope!
Observing / Campsite field
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is a local attraction
Star Quest XIX
is coming up,
it is will be held
July 3 thru July 6, 2024. Register in advance to
reserve your spot in this amazing event.
Star Quest is an optical and radio astronomy event,
held at the great dark sky site of the Green Bank
Observatory. We have interesting and informational lectures and
classes all four days of the event and
each evening. Observing right from your
campsite. There are showers and toilets down by the
observing field. Click the words "keynote speakers"
to see a list of all of this year's speakers.
We are planning a rocket launch and
other children's activities for the children again.
If you are coming for the full four-day event, you
can come in on Tuesday evening and get set up, then
just go to the registration desk on Wednesday
morning to check in.
For a sample of what we do at Star
Quest, see our Prior Event Schedule from 2023
If anyone would like to
donate a raffle prize for Star Quest 19, it would be
Due to increased expenses of putting
on Star Quest each year, we have regrettably found
it necessary to increase our registration fees. Star
Quest is still a great value when compared to the
price of attending other major star parties. The
registration fee includes camping and being able to
attend all talks given for the four-day event.
and the Star Quest Facebook page will be updated
as information as it becomes available, or
Green Bank Star Quest - Site Info