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All - Below is a consolidation of the information that we sent to attendees this year. Some of the information may be removed if it was repeated or updated in later emails. AHSP 2016 Notes #4 for registrants August 28, 2016 5 days to AHSP2016, and arrangements are looking good. These final notes are to [...]
The new world atlas of artificial night sky brightness was published June 10, 2016 by Falchi, et al. The dynamic map produced by this study can be found here. It shows that Spruce Knob continues to be in the darkest area of the mid-Atlantic region. Revised July 25, 2016
There will be a Q&A conference call tonight 25 August from 7pm - 7:30pm for attendees of this years AHSP so that you can ask your questions and listen to what concerns others. The conference line is (323) 920-0091 with pin "1024009"
There is just over a week left (June 30th) before the end of the early bird period ($20 dollars off registration) and just like last year we have sold registrations at a faster pace than each year before. There are still a few slots left so if you are thinking of registering I would do [...]
2016 marks our twelfth year for the Almost Heaven Star Party (AHSP). It's is my special pleasure to announce on behalf of the Almost Heaven Star Party organizing team, that early registration for the event is now open! AHSP 2016 begins on Friday, September 2 and ends the morning of Tuesday, September 6. The timing of this year's event allows [...]
We at NOVAC are working behind the scenes to prepare for AHSP 2016. The content from last year is being removed or changed as needed in preparation and the registration should start in the first week of April if all things go well. The new T-Shirt and Hat designs are ready for purchase as well when registration [...]
So we have made it through the weekend and I believe this was the first time we had 3 straight clear observing nights in a row. What a gift! Here's a few morning shots for now as I'm sure we will have some imagers processing their work after they get some sleep from staying up [...]
After a great day of events and talks at TMI we saw 50% clouds give way right at night fall and provide us with lighting from the North and the South but far away enough to not matter for observing. The skies above completely cleared with decent temperatures and low dew to start we were [...]
Over 200 people showed up on the mountain to enjoy great views and friends. We look forward to a an awesome day of events and talks followed by hopefully another good night of observing. Check the calendar below or on the front page for events and times for the day!