June 1,2013 Schedule
"Having Fun at Amateur Astronomy"
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This daylong astronomy conference is held at room 150, the Exley Science Center Auditorium, at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Presented by the Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford and with the kind and generous cooperation of the Astronomy Department of Wesleyan University.
|7:00 - 8:30 am||Setup for vendors and swap tables
check-in, vendors open.
Welcoming remarks, program updates and introduction to
by Scott Tracy
|9:30 am||Allen Hall - The Evolution of an Amateur Astronomer|
|10:30 am||Robert Gendler, MD - Making Original Images From the Hubble Legacy Archive|
|11:30 am||Kim Adler - Analysis of Open Star Clusters Predicts the Fate of the Milky Way|
Vendors, Exhibitors, Lunch available at local
restaurants and deli's in the area but not onsite.
|1:30 pm||Francis O'Reilly - Amateur Telescope Making|
|2:30 pm||Albert Johnson, Jr. - Creating Your Own Observatory|
|3:30 pm||John A. Sillasen - The Voyage into Amateur Astronomy - A Practical How To with Do's and Don'ts|
|4:30 - 7:00 pm||Dinner Break, on your own at one of Middletown’s many eateries.|
Program will begin at 7:00 p.m . sharp -- Same Hall – Science Building Room 150.
|7:00 –8:30 pm||Evening Program: Awarding of raffle prizes, presentation of the ASGH Astronomer of the Year award|
Charles Hammond Memorial Keynote
Hoffelder - Still Crazy (about astronomy)
after all these (39) Years
|9:00–11:00 pm||All are invited to visit the Van Vleck
Observatory, weather permitting, to observe
with the 20 inch Clark refractor. Anyone wishing to set
up equipment adjacent to the observatory is welcomed to do so.
not be holding a Buffet Dinner.
StarConn ~ June 1, 2013
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