A no frills, three night, mini star party. A nice introduction to star parties for beginners.
Held At the DeerLick Astronomy Village (DAV) near Crawfordville, Ga, one of the darkest locations within a 2-hour drive from Atlanta (mag 6 - 6.5 skies).
DAV has plenty of camping, showers & flush toilets, electricty, wifi & a large picnic shelter.
Camping fee is $10 a night.

Date: Thursday, 4/12/2018 - Sunday, 4/15/2018

Time: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village, Aaron Grier Rd SE, Crawfordville, GA 30631

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Deerlick Astronomy Village
The Deerlick Astronomy Village, DAV, is a unique planned community catering to the specific needs of amateur and professional astronomers. DAV is located in the very darkest skies in Sharon Georgia, far away from big city lights but at the same time convenient to many major metropolitan areas in the South Eastern USA. DAV Coordinates: 33.561420, -82.763140 +N33° 33' 41.11" -W82° 45' 47.30" Elevation: 550 - 600ft

Aaron Grier Rd SE

Crawfordville, GA 30631

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The Deerlick Astronomy Village is located approximated 1 hour and 45 minutes from downtown Atlanta. 1) From the I-285 and I-20 interchange (East side perimeter), take I-20 East for 86 miles to Exit 154 (Hwy 278). 2) Turn left at bottom of ramp and go 1.6 miles on 278 to 269 (aka Hwy 47 - mile marker 0). 3) Turn right (North) onto 269 and go 3.5 miles to 4 way stop, downtown Sharon (beware of RR tracks around the 2 mile mark, there is no signal). 4) Turn right (East) onto Main Street (aka Raytown Road, aka CR 79) and go 2.5 miles to 4 way stop. 5) Turn right (South) onto Double Wells Road and go 0.3 miles to Aaron Grier Road (just a gravel road) 6) Turn right (West) onto Aaron Grier Road and go approximately 0.5 miles to the DAV entrance, Star Gate 1 (SG1). 6a) We are a gated community, therefore you will need a pin number to enter, contact Jerry Tarter at 678.523.1670. 7) At the wooden sign "Members Field", take a right onto Griers Field, the DAV office is at the end of the road.