The week of AHSP has arrived without having covered all the hints we had in mind, as structured last year, in these newsletters. To keep this email from being too long, I will simply refer you to the Web site, which will soon contain two new topics: What to expect from start to finish; and Planning your trip and driving hints. Click on the links. Hope they reach you in time to take full advantage of them.
We have two vendors coming to AHSP this year that will be happy to take your orders now and save you shipping costs by bringing the items with them to AHSP! Check out the Vendor links on the AHSP Front Page or click them below to take you to their sites. Use the code for [...]
The theme for this third AHSP registrant email is preparations for camping. But, as before, first some general planning news. Hope you will find it worthwhile. Photo contest and raffle We will continue the AHSP photo contest this year for images collected during the weekend. We’ve noticed many of the astrophotographers complementing their all-night photon [...]
Bob Parks our program and speaker coordinator this year has finalized the Program for 2012! And he has done an amazing job filling the days calendar with outstanding speakers and topics on which I know we will all enjoy. Here's the AHSP 2012 Program (updated July 28th, 2012) and also another link to the event overview [...]
Here are the latest 2016 Site Map and overhead aerial views we have done up for AHSP. Enjoy them and leave comments below if you have questions on the layout or where something might be located. TMI Yurt, Dorms and Shower/Restroom area drawing - NEW! Updated August 26, 2016 AHSP Site Map (pdf) - Updated February 12, 2016 [...]
The theme for this second AHSP registrant email is preparations for observing. But first some general planning news. This email is a bit long, but I hope you will find it informative and worthwhile. Q&A call-in Phil Wherry has offered to host Q&A telecons with the organizing committee this year. The first will be this [...]
AHSP volunteer team member John McDonnell has made available observing lists for several telescope sizes. They have been posted here. The page has been updated to include, IC, NGC, Caldwell and Messier Object lists. NEW! Knightware, the creator of Deep Sky Planner, has supplied us with copies of the above lists ready to load into their [...]
Thanks for signing up early for AHSP. We like to communicate with the registrants over the summer, to try to prepare the first-timers and remind the repeat participants with insights about this very special star party. Every couple of weeks we will send you an email with notes about the event, reminders, and planning tips. As [...]