Presented by the
Astronomical Society of Kansas City


The 2015 Heart of America Star Party is scheduled for
September 10 - 13, 2015

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The Heart of America Star Party is held at the Astronomical Society of Kansas City's Dark Sky Site. The Dark Sky Site was developed for and by amateur astronomers. Please come and join us for:

  • excellent viewing, located 75 miles south, away from Kansas City lights, which results in nearly 6.7 limiting magnitued (based on SQM-L averages);

  • the comraderie of others with the same passion for the night sky;

  • informational presentations by experts in the field of astronomy;

  • located in a wide area that has plenty of room for tents, trailers, and RVs; electricity for astronomical equipment; portapotties and showers on site (please bring your own drinking water). The site is located 15 miles from Butler MO for hotels, restaurants, etc.

  • suggestions for daytime fun activities for the entire family



Phone: 913-469-0135