Welcome to the Deerlick Astronomy Village home page.
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.
+N33° 33' 41.11"
-W82° 45' 47.30"
Elevation: 550 - 600ft
Astronomy Picture Of The Day
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Peach State Star Gaze 2015
Event Dates: October 11th through October 18th
Note: Griers Field will be closed to all members from October 10th to October 19th.
The Atlanta Astronomy Club's 22nd Annual Peach State Star Gaze (PSSG) will be held at Deerlick Astronomy Village in Sharon, Georgia, located east of Atlanta and 50+ miles west of Augusta GA. It has some of the darkest skies in Georgia and away from city lights.
Keep checking the AAC website as information is always being updated. Registration is necessary to attend.
The Deer Lick Group, LLC is the organization that is making this all possible. This group consists of investment members with a common interest in Astronomy and a drive to see this vision come to fruition.
It is the goals of this group to:
1) Build a community that encourages individual ownership of land plots for observatories and home sites
2) Support the needs of amateur astronomers by leasing observatory area sites (currently all sites are occupied),
3) Establish a large common observation area to support individual member access, as well as to support various public and private events and
4) Establish common sense covenants and rules to protect the site from light pollution, provide for the safely of observing members, and at the same time, provide a location that is both family friendly and educationally significant.
Some images displayed on this site are used as representation only and are not meant to be actual site photos.
DAV Weather Station History
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