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#1 Jason H.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:39 PM

Although probably only one of these is still open to the public
Feb. 2, 2013 Harmony Dark Sky Festival - FREE -Thousands of people come to participate, including amateurs with telescopes for the public to view through.

we also have going on this week:

Feb 4-8, 2013 - Cedar Key Star Party 2013

Feb. 4-10, 2013 Winter Star Party of Southern Cross Astronomical Society PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY

Feb 6, 2013 Stargazing Hayride Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve, during the mid-point of Cedar Key Star Party, Wednesday, February 6, 6:45 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Enjoy a ranger and astronomer guided hayride through Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve for a nighttime glimpse of this natural area, including binocular stargazing and interpretation. There will be two hayrides, one at 6:45 p.m. and one at 8:00 p.m. Reservations are required and space is limited. This event is free. The hayrides will depart from the Cedar Key Scrub picnic area on SR 24, five miles east of Cedar Key. This event may be rescheduled for Thursday, February 7 in case of inclement weather.

Feb 6-10, 2013 The Orange Blossom Special XIX International Star Party (OBS) hosted by the St. Petersburg Astronomy Club, open to members and non-members, register by Jan. 9. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.

I'll be at Harmony Dark Sky Festival (a public outreach star party) tonight.

Clear skies and good seeing! Jason W. Higley

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