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#1 Cow Jazz

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Posted 14 April 2014 - 01:36 PM

Who is coming up to Canada for Starfest this year? August 21-24. Voted one of the world's Top Ten star parties.

#2 Cotts

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 08:13 AM

John, it will probably be like every other year we post the Starfest announcement here on CN. Like Yogi Berra said, " Nobody is going there, it's too crowded...."

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#3 RobTeeter

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 08:48 AM

One day I'll make it there...it overlaps with Cherry Springs (Black Forest) this August and from a vendor's point of view, and the distances involved from my area, I have a tough time deciding not to go to Cherry Springs. But, this event is on my radar and is a great one from all that I hear. Plus, I know, it's a whole new market of astronomers to expose to my telescopes, so there's that certain appeal...so like I said, "one day..."

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#4 Cow Jazz

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Posted 22 April 2014 - 11:23 AM

Looking forward to meeting you sometime, Rob. I've seen a few of your scopes, and they do rock. :-)

#5 Cow Jazz

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 08:33 PM

Just 6 more weeks to Starfest, folks. Dr. Carolyn Porco of the Cassini Mission is our keynote speaker this year. Lots of other great speakers, too. Hope to see some of you there.

#6 Cow Jazz

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 12:57 PM

Only 10 more days to the official start of Starfest!  The Riverplace keeps a lights-out policy starting next Monday, so a few of go up early to get a jump on setting up, seeing old friends and dark skies.  Anyone here going (other than Dave C)?



#7 Muntz

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 08:39 AM

Hi John,

 

I'll be attending this year's Starfest for the first time. I'm pretty excited for the PixInsight sessions and meeting some like minded people and seeing their setups.

 

See you at Starfest!

 

Joe



#8 Cow Jazz

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 01:39 PM

Excellent, Joe.  Be sure to introduce yourself to some of our staff (look for folks wearing "logistics" t-shirts), and look me up.



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Posted 22 August 2014 - 12:14 AM

any tips on hauling equipment thru border/ customs?

 

not sure about attending this year, but definitely on to do list. 








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