Winter Star Party

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Organization Winter Star Party (WSP)
Location West Summerland Key
Florida Keys
Coordinates 24°39′00″N 81°18′37″W / 24.64994°N 81.310297°W / 24.64994; -81.310297 (Site of Winter Star Party observational astronomy event)Coordinates: 24°39′00″N 81°18′37″W / 24.64994°N 81.310297°W / 24.64994; -81.310297 (Site of Winter Star Party observational astronomy event)
Altitude 0'
Weather Subtropical - clear dark night skies
Established February 1, 1984 (1984-02-01)
Website Winter Star Party

The Winter Star Party, aka WSP, is an annual convention of amateur astronomers where the primary activity is nighttime astronomical observation. Most attendees camp on site.

BBC Sky at Night magazine rated WSP as one of the top 10 star parties in the world.

WSP was first established in 1984 by Tippy D'Auria. The event is run at Camp Wesumkee located on Scout Key in the Lower Florida Keys. It is hosted by the Southern Cross Astronomical Society of Miami, Florida.

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