Star Parties

Star Parties are organized and hosted by Alan Stahler.  NC Astronomers participate in his events with their equipment.

The Star Parties are generally held just after sunset on the Saturday evening nearest the New Moon, dependent on local weather conditions of course.

Saturday, October 7

*Note updated time!*
Various, whatever looks good. Ok to bring suggestions!Intersection of Old Downieville Hwy and Highway 49 in Nevada City.
Saturday October 14th

Maximum at 9:20am
Partial solar eclipse

Note: Eye protection must be worn at all times!
Don’t forget about the Annular solar Eclipse. We can view it locally as a partial eclipse (never quite getting all the way around). No club-sponsored local viewing party is currently planned.

Eclipse begins:
Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 8:05 am

Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 9:20 am 0.919 Magnitude

Eclipse ends:
Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 10:43 am

2 hours, 38 minutes