This year’s event schedule

2018 schedule

Wednesday, July 11th  
  9:00am Gate Opens (No early arrival please)
10:00am Hospitality Tent set up
8:00pm – Meet and greet at the tent.
Thursday, July 12th  
  10:00am – Swap Meet at the hospitality tent.
5:30pm – BBQ Dinner
8:00pm – Evening Program — Rogelio Bernal Andreo, “Everything else about Astrophotography” (Don’t know what that means? Good! Come and find out.) http://www.deepskycolors.com/
Friday, July 13th  
  10:00am – Scope Walkabout
4:00pm – Kids Activity / Paper Air-Rocket Launching (Just West of the Hospitality Tent)
5:30pm – BBQ Dinner / Doorprizes
8:00pm – Evening Program — Saving the Dark Documentary with Sriram Murali
9:00pm – Public night. Welcome Big Valley!
Saturday, July 14th
10:00am – Pancake Breakfast at the hospitality tents
3:00pm – Big Valley Fundraiser at Adin Park; food served at 4:00pm – 6:30pm

 

Observing Lists

Thanks to Steve Gottlieb for rescuing our observing lists from the Wayback machine!  Check out Steve’s deep sky research at the NGC/IC project — http://ngcicproject.org/

GSSP General Observing List

http://goldenstatestarparty.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/gssp.observing.list_.pdf

GSSP Challenge List

http://goldenstatestarparty.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/gssp.challenge.list_.pdf