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Peach State Star Gaze 2013

20th Anniversary

September 29th to October 6th




Peach State Star Gaze

The Atlanta Astronomy Club presents the 20th annual Peach State Star Gaze, a week long event from September 29 through October 6 . The new Moon will fall on October 4.


Registration is Closed

You can still register at the event.

Vendors, Door Prizes and Speakers

Wenesday October 2nd

Ladies Lunch

Friday October 4th

NASA Astronaut Donald Pettit

Annual funding for the US government expired on September 30, 2013 and Congress was unable to enact a short-term continuing resolution to fund critical Government operations.

Therefore, we are required to cancel your upcoming Astronaut Appearance event.

We regret the inconvenience this has caused and hope that we may have an opportunity to work with you for a future event.

Trent A. Hebert
Manager, Flight Crew Operations


Imaging Symposium

Saturday October 5th

Speaker Program

Door Prize Drawing

Peach Fuzzies

The PSSG will be held at the Deerlick Astronomy Village .

33.561420, -82.763140
+N33° 33' 41.11", -W82° 45' 47.30"
550 - 600ft

* Dark Sky Location

* MAG 6.5+ Skies


* Large open field, 10+ acres, for tents, RV's or Campers.

* Coffee, refreshments and meals available on-site by Micki's Kitchen.

* Restroom / Shower Facilities

* Limited power available for scopes along the fence line.

* A 40' x 40' pavilion. This includes a Gas BBQ available for use.

* RV 50 AMP and 30 AMP connections are available for a small additional charge. (See registration forms.)

Speakers Vendors Workshops Door Prizes Peach Fuzzies Swap Tables

This year's event will open at Noon on Sunday September 29th and continue through to noon Sunday October 6th. Come for all days and nights or come for just one. Meet other professional and amateur astronomers.

Deerlick Astronomy Village

The PSSG is held at the
Deerlick Astronomy Village, DAV.

Light pollution map at ClearDarkSky

The DAV is located in the very darkest skies in central Georgia, far away from big city lights. .

View of Grier Field looking west.
The common observing field, near 9 acres in size.

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