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Astroblast 2018

Wed, 8/08/2018 - Mon, 8/13/2018
 
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Categories
Star Parties
Location
Oil Region Astronomical Society's dark-sky observing site, H
4249 Camp Coffman Road
Cranberry, Northwestern Pennsylvania, about 25 minutes southeast of Fra, PA 16319
United States
Times
Multi days/nights
Admission Fees
Will be provided on our website in late March 2018. Will be competitive with other regional events.
Description
AstroBlast is a regional star party held by the Oil Region Astronomical Society since 1994. Our observing field provides nice dark skies readily accessible from locations in Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Western New York. Campers can set up their scopes and equipment next to their campsites, and the observatory’s 30 inch f/3 Starstructure Newtonian reflector will be available during the Friday and Saturday nights. Power for battery recharging available. Talks, presentations and swap meet are featured. Nearby hiking and bike rail trials along scenic Allegheny River valley. Our large field offers plenty of room, no crowding! Arrival as early as noon on Wednesday, 8/8, event ends at noon on Monday, 8/13. Formal talks and events on Friday evening and Saturday.
Additional Information
None
Directions
You can use the following coordinates in online mapping programs and navigational devices. Otherwise, please see out website.

W 41° 19' 23.7", W 79° 35' 09.8"
41.323260, -79.586058
Contact Information
e-mail (Club Secretary): marianne_hooker@hotmail.com

Phone: 724-674-9284

Mail: Oil Region Astronomical Society, Inc., P.O. Box 1535, Oil City, PA 16301
 
 
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