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#1 SpaceRooster

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:35 PM

I just got into the hobby and would like to find some quasi-local events in the NE Ga region. Unfortunately all that I see in Ga is the Alt area club and the PSSG. Anybody here know of anything that goes on in my neck of the woods?

#2 Aleko

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 10:50 PM

The North Georgia Astronomers tend to do their observing in the Dahlonega/Gainsville areas so you might try them. Friendly group. Can find on Yahoo.

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#3 tvoydan

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:21 AM

Not sure how close you are to Deerlick Astronomy Village located in Sharon, GA.

http://www.deerlickgroup.com/

It's the same location PSSG is held at these days. The observing field is open all year round for a small fee. You can join their yahoo group to get details on camping fees.

They also have a spring party, I think it's in March or April called the Zombie Star Party. Not very well advertised and very low key, no frills event.

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#4 SpaceRooster

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 05:41 PM

I read on the UGA observatory page that there are public nights at sandy creek park. Anybody had any experience with that? That is a bit closer to home.

#5 Doc Willie

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:29 PM

I am looking for a place to spend 5-7 days observing after the Winter Star Party. Could motel it or camp out.

Any suggestions. Already checking our Deerlick.






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