Events / New Moon Weekends

Each year we will present the CSPG Members' Spring Picnic and the CSPG Fall Star Party: a week long event: the primary source of our revenue. The field used for the star parties is open to all people year-round.

Green Lasers - Green Lasers are prohibited at all CSPG registered events.

New Moon Weekends
The field and all facilities are open to members, rain or shine, every new moon weekend Friday - Sunday.  See the table below for actual dates.
Most new moon weekends the field and facilities are open from Wednesday - Monday, but please check with one of the keyholders if you plan on arriving / staying outside of the Friday - Sunday window.
If you would like to use the field and/or facilities at a time other than a new moon weekend, you will need to contact a keyholder to make special arrangements.
Guests are welcome to 'try before you buy' and visit the field either by themselves or with another member, but must contact one of the keyholders prior to visiting.
Keyholders:
John Novak
Barbara Stanton
Doug Landmann

Click on the event to go the event page:

2015 Members' Spring Picnic

March 21, 2015 - Save The Date

 

2015 CSPG Fall Star Party

November 9 - November 15, 2015


2015 New Moon Weekend Dates

During the Spring Picnic and Fall Star Party, registration is required and no one will be admitted to the field without registering.


Month
Dates
New Moon
Average Temp (Low-High)(F)
January
23-25
20
39-64
February
20-22
18
42-67
March
20-22 Spring Picnic?
20
48-73
April
17-19
18
53-80
May
15-17
18
60-86
June
19-21
16
67-89
July
17-19
15
70-90
August
14-16
14
70-90
September
11-13
13
67-88
October
9-11
12
56-82
November
9-15 Fall Star Party
11
48-74
December
11-13
11
41-67


2016 New Moon Weekend Dates

During the Spring Picnic and Fall Star Party, registration is required and no one will be admitted to the field without registering.


Month
Dates
New Moon
Average Temp (Low-High)(F)
January


39-64
February


42-67
March


48-73
April


53-80
May


60-86
June


67-89
July


70-90
August


70-90
September


67-88
October


56-82
November


48-74
December


41-67


We welcome you to pay us a visit at your earliest convenience.  We believe we have an unparalleled site for amateur astronomers.

Past Events

Here are links to the past events of the CSPG.  Here you can see speakers and contest winners from past events.

2009 Fall Star Party
2010 Fall Star Party
2011 Fall Star Party
2012 Fall Star Party
2013 Fall Star Party
2014 Fall Star Party