St.George Astronomy Group


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Previous Events / Outreach

2018
  • December 11, 2018: Club Meeting - Christmas Social, Pizza Pie Cafe
  • December 8, 2018: Member Star Party - Bruce & Beverly's Home
  • December 7, 2018: Private Star Party - Red Mountain Resort
  • November 16, 2018: Library Telescope Training by NPS Rangers - New Harmony Library
  • November 14, 2018: Spontaneous Star Gazing - New Harmony Library Parking Lot
  • November 13, 2018: Club Meeting, Town Hall Discussion Astrophotoghraphy
  • November 10, 2018: Private Star Party - Red Mountain Resort
  • November 6, 2018: Star Gazing Dark Sky - Apple Velley, UT
  • November 5, 2018: Spontaneous Viewing Dark Sky - Mountain Meadows, Central, UT
  • November 1, 2018: Spontaneous Viewing Dark Sky - Apple Valley, UT
  • October 29, 2018: Spontaneous Viewing Dark Sky - Apple Valley, UT
  • October 20, 2018: Private Star Party for Geary Wedding - Under Cover Zion
  • October 13, 2018: Private Star Party for Landers Wedding - Sand Hollow Resort
  • October 12, 2018: Spontaneous Viewing Dark Sky - Warner Valley Road Water Tank
  • October 11, 2018: Private Star Party for Kimber Academy - Chuckawalla Trail Head Parking Lot
  • October 9, 2018: Club Meeting, presentation New Horizons: Pluto and Beyond
  • September 13, 2018: Spontaneous Viewing Dark Sky - Apple Valley, UT
  • September 11, 2018: Club meeting, presentation - Astrophotography for Beginners
  • September 9, 2018: Star Party at Gunlock State Park Reservoir for 2nd Annual Astronomy Festival
  • September 8, 2018: Star Party at Unity Park, Ivin, UT for 2nd Annual SW Astronomy Festival
  • September 8, 2018: Solar Party at St. George Chidren's Museum for 2nd Annual SW Astronomy Festival
  • September 7, 2018: Star Party for Brave Youth Camp, Maxwell Park, Hildale, UT
  • September 1, 2018: Spontaneous Viewing Dark Sky - Mountain Meadows Massacre Site, Central, UT
  • August 14, 2018: Club Meeting, presentation - Archaeoastronomy
  • August 8, 2018: Boy Scout Star Party - Sullivan Park, Washington City, UT
  • July 10, 2018: Club Meeting, presentation - Insight: The Mars Mission
  • June 22, 2018: Girl Scouts Star Party - Kolob Community Center
  • June 12, 2018: Club Meeting, video presentation - Parker Solar Probe: Mission to Touch the Sun
  • June 9, 2018: Solar Party at Tuacahn Amphitheatre - National Get Outdoor Day
  • May 23, 2018: Private Star Party at Ponderosa Ranch Resort
  • May 8, 2018: Club Meeting, presentation - Life's Journey with the Aurora: Mystery & Science
  • April 28, 2018: Washington County Library Telescope Loaner Kick-Off, St. George Library
  • April 27, 2018: Private Star Party at Red Mountain Resort
  • April 23, 2018: Members Loaner Scope Orientation at Toquerville Park, Toquerville, UT
  • April 14, 2018: Star Party at Mountain Meadows, Central, UT
  • April 14, 2018: Solar Party at St. George Children's Museum - Meet the Expert
  • April 10, 2018: Club Meeting, presentation - The Juno Mission to Jupiter
  • March 13, 2018: Club Meeting, presentation - Weird Worlds
  • February 13, 2018: Club Meeting, presentation - National Parks of Solar System
  • January 9, 2018: Club Meeting, Elections, Movie 400 years of Telescopes
2017
  • December 12, 2017: Club Christmas Party, Golden Corral
  • November 30, 2017: Cub scout star party, Hurricane
  • November 14, 2017: General Club Meeting
  • November 9, 2017: George Washington Academy Star Party
  • October 28, 2017: International Observe the Moon Night, Toquerville, UT.
  • October 20, 2017: Private Star Party, Visitors from Chicago, Zion Park
  • October 20, 2017: JROTC Club star party, Snow Canyon
  • October 10, 2017: Club Meeting
  • September 23, 2017: Public Solar Viewing, Children's Museum, St. George, 1-4PM Southwest Astronomy Festival
  • September 22, 2017: Public Star Party, Unity Park, Ivins, Southwest Astronomy Festival
  • September 12, 2017: Club Meeting, Round Table on Eclipse
  • August 29, 2017: Public Star Party, Springdale, Utah Symphony
  • August 28, 2017: Star Party, Unity Park, Ivins, For Utah Symphony
  • August 8, 2017: Club Meeting, Jim Hill, Eclipses
  • July 28, 2017: Star Party, Bryan Head Peak
  • July 11, 2017: Club Meeting, Manning Butterworth....Observing
  • June 23, 2017: Star Party, Gunlock State Park, Gunlock Reservoir.
  • June 13, 2017: Club Meeting, Donald Warner......Astrobiology
  • May 31, 2017: Star Party for the Girl Scouts
  • May 26, 2017: Public Star Party......Kolob area of Zion Park
  • May 9, 2017: Club Meeting. Hilton Long....Astrophotography
  • April 29, 2017: Solar Star Party. St. George Children's Museum. 1-3PM
  • April 28, 2017: Club Star Party. Dick Stones Home
  • April 11, 2017: General Club meeting, Naked eye observing
  • March 29, 2017: Star Party for Snow Canyon High School students and parents
  • March 30, 2017: Star Party for George Washington Academy students and parents
  • March 21, 2017: General Club meeting at DSU 7PM, Science Building room 137
  • March 18, 2017: Star Party to help Cedar Breaks celebrate dark sky award.
  • March 2, 2017: Star Party for Tonaquint Intermediate School
  • February 14, 2017: General Club meeting at DSU 7PM, Science Building room 115
  • January 27, 2017: Members only star party, Mark Shelton's home
  • January 10, 2017: General club meeting at DSU 7PM, Science Building room 115
2016
  • December 13, 2016: Annual Christmas/Holiday Party, Golden Corral, St. George
  • November 29, 2016: St. George Branch Library, 88 West 100 South - Astronomy presentation 6-7:30pm
  • November 8, 2016: General Club meeting at DSU
  • November 4, 2016: Silver Reef Star Party, Leeds UT.
  • October 11, 2016: General Club meeting at DSU
  • September 30, 2016: Star party at Quail Creek State Park. South boat ramp.
  • September 13, 2016: First General Club Meeting of SGAG
  • August 26, 2016: Star Party at mountain meadows, UT.
  • August 10, 2016: Star Party for Southern Utah Veterans home.
  • July 8, 2016: Virgin River Star Party 9:30-11PM.
  • June 10, 2016: Mountain Meadows Star Party 9-11PM.
  • May 12-14, 2016: Astronomy training for Parashant National Park
  • May 9, 2016: Solar telescope viewing of the transit of Mercury. At St. George UT. in Town Square.
  • April 29, 2016: Astronomy presentation at Sunriver assisted living center. St. George.
  • April 12, 2016: Solar presentation/viewing at Southern Utah Veterans Home in Ivins.
  • April 6, 2016: Solar/astronomy presentation at Arrowhead Elementary.
  • March 11, 2016: Members only..... star party at Dick Stone's Home.
  • February 10, 2016: Star Party for George Washington Academy students and parents.
  • February 4, 2016: DSU Space Club star party for Bloomington Elementary. 7-8:30 PM
  • January 16, 2016: Star Party at Ivins UT
2015
  • December 11, 2015: Annual Christmas Party. Sonny Boys Restaurant in Hurricane, UT.
  • October 9, 2015: Member Only Star Party at Dick Stone's Home
  • October 9, 2015: Pipe Spring Star Party (Telescope operators not needed)
  • September 27, 2015: Total Eclipse of the Moon, Unity Park, Ivins UT.
  • September 11, 2015: Leeds Wild West Star Party. Silver Reef Museum. Leeds UT.
  • August 12, 2015: Perseid Meteor Shower, Star Party, Ivins UT
  • July 10, 2015: Silver Reef Museum, Leeds, Ut (Star Party for the Museum)
  • June 26, 2015: Sunset on the Square, St. George City Town Square, Star Party
  • June 17-20, 2015: Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival, Star Party
  • June 12, 2015: Star Party at Toquerville City Park
  • May 21, 2015: Public Star Party at Unity Park. Ivins
  • May 7, 2015: Astronomy presentation at Arrowhead Elementary
  • April 25, 2015: Star Party.....Astronomy Day - Cancelled because of rain
  • April 9, 2015: Astronomy presentation at Snow Canyon High.
  • March 20, 2015: Star Party at Gunlock Reservoir
  • February 20-21, 2015: Joint star party with Ogden Astronomical Society
  • January 16, 2015: Star/Comet Party, Mark Shelton's home
2014
  • Christmas Party Dec. 12, 2014: Sonny Boys in Hurricane, UT
  • December 2, 2014: Telescope class/demonstration at George Washington Academy
  • November 22, 2014: Star Party at Dick Stone's Home
  • We will also issue a series of press releases that inform the public of events of local astronomical interest, such as eclipses. We plan to become Dixie’s source for local astronomical news.
  • October 23, 2014: Solar Eclipse at 2 Public Solar Viewing Locations.
  • September 29, 2014: Instant Star Party, Dick Stones home
  • September 24-30, 2014: Goblin Valley astronomy training and star parties. John Mosley is working with Goblin Valley State Park.
  • September 18-20, 2014: Great Basin Astronomy Festival
  • August 23, 2014: Star Party at Pine Valley
  • July 19, 2014: Star Party at Pine Valley
  • June 25-28, 2014: Annual Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival
  • June 27, 2014: Star Party, Dick Stones home
  • May 30, 2014: Star Party, Manning Butterworth's home
  • May 10, 2014: Springdale's Astronomy day.
  • April 26, 2014: We participated in the celebration of Dark Sky Designation for Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument at Dixie State University on April 26

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