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October Star Party - open to members October 26th

Weather Permitting - Please check back for more information as the date approaches.
Meet us at Dusk at the Lower Dark Site.

Public community members - We will offer several observing nights again in the spring and summer.

Open to members
Location - Lower Site (see below for directions)
Time - Dusk

Due to the increasing amount of broken glass and shotgun shells at the upper site - we are testing out the lower site for the next few observing sessions. This site is behind a locked gate, is closer with less windy roads late at night, and offers nice dark skies.

Bring your scope and list of targets..
Please. Be sure to Dress warm. Coats, Hats, Gloves, Blankets  The Temperature can drop at 3000 ft especially if it is windy.  Please the use of red lights is encouraged. 

Observing Site Driving Directions. 

1-657 Shale City Rd, Ashland, OR 97520

Merge onto OR-66 E/Green Springs Hwy 66
Turn left onto Dead Indian Memorial Rd               6.7 mi
Turn left onto Shale City Rd                                   0.2 mi

This is the gravel pit near where the trail head for Grizzly Peak is located.

Earlier Event: October 16
October 16th - Skywatcher Club Meeting
Later Event: November 11
Transit of Mercury