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"Lick Observatory - A Star is Reborn" Convention o

Started by oldscope, 07/16/2015 01:22PM
Posted 07/16/2015 01:22PM Opening Post
The Antique Telescope Society's 24th Annual Convention

October 9 through October 12, 2015, Lick Observatory at Mt. Hamilton.

Membership in the Antique Telescope Society is not required - Non-Members can attend as guests of the ATS

The program includes an in-depth tour of historic Lick Observatory with its 36-inch Clark Telescope, and Optical and Mechanical Shops. Tours of both Ricard Observatory in Santa Clara, and Chabot Observatory in Oakland, are also included; a Champagne Reception on Friday evening; Saturday and Sunday paper sessions and members' displays of their own collections; and the traditional banquet on Saturday evening. Every effort will be made to observe at Lick (36-inch Clark), and Chabot Observatory (20-inch Brashear/Warner & Swasey, 8-inch Alvan Clark) weather and scheduling permitting.

General Schedule:
Oct. 9~10 ATS 23nd Annual Convention Sessions & Observing at Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton CA
Oct. 11 Tour of Ricard Obs., Santa Clara College and Chabot Obs., Oakland CA
Oct. 12 Tour Lick Optical Shop, Lick Mechanical Shop, Center for Adaptive Optics, UC-Santa Cruz

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