LAS Star Parties
LAS member Sarah Detty put together a collage of images from September 2021's fall star party - Jupiter and its 4 Galilean moons, Saturn, and Venus from afar.
What is a Star Party?
A Star Party is when a group of people (3, or 30, or more…) get together to observe stars, planets, moons, constellations, nebulae and other objects. Star parties are an excellent way to learn about the night sky and to discover the types of views that different astronomical instruments provide.
You don’t need to bring your own telescope, but you can if you want to. Many LAS members bring their telescopes, and they are happy to have you look through them.See our Events Calendar to find out when the next LAS star party is.
For directions to some places we commonly hold star parties, check out our Observing Sites page.
Guidelines for star parties supported by LAS