Northern Prairie Star Party

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Presented by the RASC Edmonton Centre

Northern Prairie Dark Sky Weekend 2021

RASC members only event
Tuesday, September 7 to Saturday, September 11

Update September 3, 2021

This is a members-only event for those wishing to book a campsite for personal observing. Almost all of the sites reserved by RASC-Edmonton Centre have been taken. Please email the Northern Prairie RASC Dark Sky Weekend coordinators Northern Prairie RASC Dark Sky Weekend coordinators Susan and Rick Bramm, for more information.


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Join us for an unforgettable autumn weekend under the stars at the annual Northern Prairie Star Party at Black Nugget Lake Campground. Bring your telescope and your sense of wonder for stargazing under seriously dark skies (Bortle Scale 3).

Daytime activities abound – the site is located on a major fall migration flyway and offers exceptional birding opportunities. Lake shore campsites are available, with canoeing and fishing at your doorstep.

Access to the site is entirely by paved road about an hour from Edmonton, making this an easy way to join fellow amateur astronomers for some autumn observing at a convenient dark sky site.

It is highly recommended that attendees reserve a campground site as soon as possible (starting May 1) by contacting the Northern Prairie event coordinators, Susan and Rick Bramm.

For further information please contact Susan and Rick Bramm.

Future NPSP Dates:
Sep 20 – 25, 2022