Star Party status and schedule for the current (2016/2017) observing season shown below (scroll down).

Please note that the Star Party previously scheduled for  Saturday, May 27th at Lost Dutchman State Park has been canceled due to the lateness in the season.

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Posted Tuesday, 02-May-2017

Superstition Mountain Astronomical League

Upcoming Star Party Status

The star party schedule for the 2017-2018 observing season will be available in early September.

​Monitor this page for the status as the date approaches.

The status of all upcoming star parties and any cancellation notices, if necessary, will be posted on this page.
(Click here   for the latest available weather forecast.) 

Please scroll down for the "Current Event Schedule" showing details about upcoming events.​​

Current Event Schedule

The schedule for this year's observing season (fall, winter, spring) is shown below. All events are held on a weather permitting basis. I.e., we need clear skies; no rain or a few clouds at most.

Please check back with this site periodically or shortly before the event for any schedule changes or cancellations.
Feel free to contact us with any questions. 

Sat. Sep 24 – Peralta Trail Elementary School, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Sat. Oct 22 – Lost Dutchman State Park, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Sat. Dec 03 – Peralta Trail Elementary School, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Sat. Jan 28 – Lost Dutchman State Park, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Sat. Feb 25 – Peralta Trail Elementary School, 7 – 9pm
Sat. Mar 25 – Lost Dutchman State Park, 8:00 – 10:00pm (revised)
Sat. Apr 29 – Peralta Trail Elementary School, 8 – 10pm
Sat. May 27 – Lost Dutchman State Park, 8 – 10pm   (canceled)

If you have any questions or would like further information about the Superstition Mountain Astronomical League,

please email SuperMtnAstro@gmail.com or come back to this site by going to supermtnastro.com .

​(Schedule revised 06-Mar-2017)
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​visit  ​​
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Click on the button to the right to download a PDF copy of the schedule.