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Posts Made By: Bart Fried

July 16, 2015 01:13 PM Forum: Star Parties

"Lick Observatory - A Star is Reborn" Convention o

Posted By Bart Fried

[COLOR="Navy"]The Antique Telescope Society's 24th Annual Convention[/COLOR]

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

To Register: http://www.webari.com/oldscope/document/atsconv2015-sched-reg.pdf

Call for Papers:
http://www.webari.com/oldscope/document/atsconv2015papers.pdf

Antique Telescope Society
For more information: oldscope [at sign] nyc.rr.com

July 16, 2015 01:22 PM Forum: Antique/Classic/Vintage Optical Instruments

"Lick Observatory - A Star is Reborn" Convention o

Posted By Bart Fried

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

To Register: http://www.webari.com/oldscope/document/atsconv2015-sched-reg.pdf

Call for Papers: http://www.webari.com/oldscope/document/atsconv2015papers.pdf

Antique Telescope Society
For more information: oldscope [at sign] nyc.rr.com

August 26, 2012 06:10 PM Forum: Antique/Classic/Vintage Optical Instruments

antique telescope

Posted By Bart Fried

http://Antiquetelescopesociety.org
And
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ATS_Forum/
And
http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/Trade-Literature/Scientific-instruments/

King, Henry: History of the Telescope
Warner & Ariail: Alvan Clark & Sons: Artists in Optics

These will get you started.

Bart Fried
Antique Telescope Society


Lawrence Treptow said:

Does anyone know of any books on classic or antique telescopes, or an internet site where I could find such information? With all the different manufacturers out there it seems someone would have written a book or compiled a list. Does anyone know of a telescope museum? I would appreciate any help. Thanks Larry