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Star party ahead

At a star party, amateur astronomers with telescopes will show you the night sky.

Just before the start of a star party, at McDonald Observatory in West Texas. Photo by Karen Janczak.

Just before the start of a star party, at McDonald Observatory in West Texas. Photo by Karen Janczak.

Star parties at McDonald Observatory (reservations required)

Visit EarthSky’s events page: Star parties and other astro events

Recommend your favorite stargazing spot at EarthSky’s Best Places to Stargaze page

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