Oregon Star Party’s planning committee is pleased to announce that the 27th annual Oregon Star Party will take place from August 19 through August 24, 2014 at Indian Trail Spring in the Ochoco National Forest. Well known for its dark skies, Oregon Star Party is one of the largest annual star parties in the United States. At Oregon Star Party, Dark Matters!
Oregon Star Party’s daily schedule for the 2014 event will be filled with a range of activities from speaker’s presentations, youth activities, mentoring for youth and adults, a swap meet, and more. New activities at this year’s star party include an astrophotography level added to the Observing Award program, and a telescope park which will expand the nightly mentoring program. Regular favorites including the telescope walkabout will also take place again this year.
A new food vendor will be joining the star party’s regular amenities this year. Hailing from Hood River, OR, Four and Twenty Blackbirds
will be offering both a la carte meals and pre-sold dinners. The ever-popular Shawna’s Espresso Blast and other amenities will return to help make camping in Eastern Oregon more comfortable.
Oregon Star Party's mission is to provide attendees the opportunity to meet people who share an interest in astronomy, learn something new, reconnect with old friends and make new ones, and just plain have fun. We welcome and encourage families and amateur astronomers of all ages.
For registration and other information, please visit www.oregonstarparty.org
. Be sure to browse our website, and come back in May to register. We hope you'll join us at the 27th annual Oregon Star Party.