Star Party Events

Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

Star parties

Open to Public

Type: Star Party

Keywords: Star Party Free Public

Held on: Dec 22, 2017 (Fri) at 06:00 PM to Dec 22, 2017 (Fri) at 10:00 PM

Sunset Times:

  • Official at 04:20 PM
  • Civil at 04:56 PM
  • Nautical at 05:35 PM
  • Astronomical at 06:13 PM

Location: Covington Community Park, 17649 SE 240th Street, Covington, WA 98042

Event Coordinator: David W. Ingram

Covington Parks & Recreation sponsors monthly star parties observing the moon, planets, constellations and interesting astronomical objects. These star parties are held on the west side of the soccer field.  Volunteer astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society, Boeing Employees' Astronomical Society, and Tacoma Astronomical Society will provide telescopes and assist guests of all ages to view available celestial objects of the season.

It is especially important to dress warmly and bring only dim, red lights.  No white flashlights please.  You can also visit the web site <www.skymaps.com> and print and your own copy of the current month star chart of the night sky.

Covington Community Park:
17649 SE 240th Street
Covington, WA 98042

Shown in date ascending order.

  • DEC
    22

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Covington Parks & Recreation sponsors monthly star parties observing the moon, planets, constellations and interesting astronomical objects. These star parties are held on the west side of the soccer ... more

  • DEC
    23

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Area astronomers team up with Kent Parks at the Green River Natural Resource Area (GRNRA) to provide telescopes for an evening of public star gazing. December night sky views include the 1st quarter moon, ... more

  • JAN
    06

    Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM Open to Public

    This star party offers another opportunity each month to observe under a dark sky. It's open to all SAS members but is specifically designed to orient new members to dark-sky protocol. Although dark-sky ... more

  • JAN
    13

    Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Always scheduled on the closest Saturday to the New Moon, our next Members-only Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party will be held on Saturday, January 13, from 6 P.M. to 11:55 P.M. Join us as we look ... more

  • JAN
    19

    Public Star Party at Covington

    Fri at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Covington Parks and Recreation and area amateur astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society, Boeing Employees' Astronomical Society, and Tacoma Astronomical Society will provide the public with ... more

Shown in date descending order.

  • DEC
    16

    Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM SAS Members Only

    This Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Dec 16, 2017, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • DEC
    09

    Third Quarter Moon Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM SAS Members Only

    This star party offers another opportunity each month to observe under a dark sky. It's open to all SAS members but is specifically designed to orient new members to dark-sky protocol. Although dark-sky ... more

  • NOV
    25

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    This Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA (star party event) scheduled for Nov 25, 2017, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather. The next Kent, GRNRA star party is 6pm, Saturday, December 23rd.

  • NOV
    24

    Public Star Party at Covington

    Fri at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    This Public Star Party at Covington (star party event) scheduled for Nov 24, 2017, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • NOV
    18

    Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM SAS Members Only

    This Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Nov 18, 2017, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.