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Heart of America Star Party 2013

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#1 omahaastro

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 10:39 AM

Hosted by Astronomical Society of Kansas City
October 3-6
http://www.hoasp.org
75 miles south of Kansas City on ASKC's dark sky site.

They have a number of speakers, including Michael Bakich, senior editor with Astronomy magazine.

Food available until 2am in their 'Carbon Star Cafe'.

#2 omahaastro

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 11:41 PM

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 3rd, Sunset: 6:59pm

12:00pm Gates Officially Open
3:00 - 4:00pm What's Up Tonight? Scott Kranz
5:30 - 6:30pm Dinner
10:00pm - 1:00am Carbon Cafe

Friday, October 4th, Sunset: 6:58pm

10:30 - 11:30am Brunch
11:30 - 12:30pm Solar Observing
1:00 - 2:00pm Michael Bakich: 'Comet of the Century'
3:00 - 4:00pm David Lane: Astro Video
5:00 - 6:00pm Dinner
5:45pm Astro Prizes (must be present to win)
6:00pm Dr. Mark Brodwin 'EUCLID Mission'
10:00pm - 1:00am Carbon Star Cafe

Saturday, October 5th, Sunset: 6:56pm

10:30 - 11:30am Brunch
11:30 - 12:30pm Solar Observing
12:30 - 1:30pm Young Astronomer Beginners Field School/Swap Meet
2:15 - 3:00pm Tom Martinez
5:00 - 6:00pm Dinner
5:45pm Door Prizes
6:00pm Michael Bakich: 'Plan for the Colossus: World's Largest Telescope'
10:00 - 1:00am Carbon Star Cafe

Sunday, October 6th, Sunset: 6:55pm

10:00 - 11:00am Breakfast
11:00am Observing Challenge/Astrophotography Awards


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