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June 25th Update:


Make your way to Starry Meadows in Gardner, Colorado to enjoy the most phenomenal skies in the west! The weather forecast looks great, expect lows in the 40s and highs in the 80's for the duration, with no projected inbound storms (but always the chance of an afternoon shower blowing up and racing through ... this is June in Colorado!).


On-Site Registration Available!

Thanks to everyone who's signed up to attend, this year's response has been fantastic! Don't fret if you missed Pre-Registration, you can still register on-site Wednesday June 25th through Saturday June 28th; please take a loook at the Schedule page for exact registration times.

Check out the Kid's Corner page June 21st update!

Important ATM Walkabout Update!

The ATM Walkabout has been moved to Friday, June 27th, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM. Please be prepared if you intend to participate!

Planets and clusters and double stars, oh my!

RMSS 2014 Observation Challenge

Are You Up to the Asteroid Challenge?

Download now ... and prepare yourself! RMSS 2014 Asteroid Challenge

RMSS 2014 Theme:

The Night Sky is AWESOME!

Keep checking back with us as we continue to update the website with RMSS 2014 information!

For over two decades, astronomers from across the U.S. and around the world have been gathering each summer in the mountains west of Colorado Springs. What draws them here each year? Dark skies. Not just dark skies, but dark skies with amazing transparency. These gazers of the stars are enjoying Rocky Mountain Star Stare!

Come celebrate 26 years of RMSS with us!

Held in June or early July, RMSS is one of this nation's premier star parties. This year's event will be held from June 25 - June 29, 2014 on our own private land just north of Gardner, CO. Average attendance is usually 300 astronomers.

The Colorado Springs Astronomical Society sponsors this gathering of amateur astronomers. Incredible fields of stars by night are supplemented by day with workshops, children's activities, door prizes, catered meals and fun for everyone.