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Aug 30 - Sept 3 2019
Almost Heaven Star Party
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Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm Conference Call
 Conference Line: 1-605-472-5579 Code: 861503
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 3 @ 10:00 am Spruce Knob Mountain Center
Looking forward to another great AHSP! 
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Kitchen Yurt and Patio
Lunch for Attendees that paid for meals is set for Friday through Monday.  Here is the Food Menu for reference.
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Yurt Deck
Friday, 4:00-5:30 pm on the Yurt deck   Bring your astronomy, observing, or space-related items to sell. Bring your cash to get those items you need. Bring more cash for the items you want. Bring even more to get items you didn’t even know exist. All transactions will be simply private between buyers and sellers. Sellers should[...]
Aug 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Kitchen Yurt and Patio
Dinner for the attendee that paid for food as part of their registrations.  Here is the Food Menu for seeing what is being prepared for each meal.
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Main Yurt & Tent
Richard Wright  / Software Bisque  6:30 p.m. — Embedded imaging: The future of astrophotography Brief Summary: The world of Astrophotography is being invaded by “The Internet of Things”. Small, but powerfully flexible computers such as the Raspberry Pi are making inroads in education, industrial automation, and embedded device control in dozens of industries, and even[...]
Aug 30 @ 8:15 pm – 9:00 pm Yellow Observing Field
Informal Visual Observing Evenings, Friday through Sunday. Meet on the Yellow Observing Field (look for the red marker light). This will be available every night at dusk to chat with beginners on a variety of observing topics. This informal get-together could cover anything from how to locate and recognize deep sky objects, types of objects to[...]
Aug 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Kitchen Yurt and Patio
Breakfast for AHSP Attendees that have paid for meals.  Here is the Food Menu for checking what’s for breakfast!
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Yurt Deck
Whether you are a seasoned birdwatcher or a casual observer you are sure to enjoy one of our two birdwatching sessions. Don’t miss this opportunity to see what West Virginia has to offer this time around. It will be later in the season and we expect cooler-climate populations to delight us with a visit. Birdwatching[...]
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Yurt Deck
Saturday, at 9:00 am on the Yurt Deck Patio The SKMC’s staff will lead a canoe trip on Spruce Knob Lake. Canoes and safety gear will be provided. Gather and depart from the Yurt deck at 9:00 am on Saturday.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend[...]

AHSP 2017 Speaker Videos are now up! Here are the PPT’s as well!