The Antique Telescope Society’s 24th Annual Convention

On October 9 through October 12, 2015, the Antique Telescope Society will hold its 24th Annual Convention at Lick Observatory at Mt. Hamilton.

The program includes an in-depth tour of historic Lick Observatory with its 36-inch Clark Telescope, and Optical and Mechanical Shops. Tours of both Ricard Observatory in Santa Clara, and Chabot Observatory in Oakland, are also included; a Champagne Reception on Friday evening; Saturday and Sunday paper sessions and members’ displays of their own collections; and the traditional banquet on Saturday evening. Every effort will be made to observe at Lick (36-inch Clark), and Chabot Observatory (20-inch Brashear/Warner & Swasey, 8-inch Alvan Clark) weather permitting.

Hosted by
Lick Observatory – Mt. Hamilton, CA

Bart Fried, ATS President, Convention Co-Chairman Tony Misch, Lick Observatory, Convention Co-Chairman Peter Abrahams, Convention Paper Sessions Chairman
Jack Koester, ATS Treasurer Walter Breyer, ATS Executive Secretary

General Schedule:

Oct. 9~10 ATS 23nd Annual Convention Sessions & Observing at Lick Observatory
Oct. 11 Tour of Ricard Obs., Santa Clara College and Chabot Obs.
Oct. 12 Tour Lick Optical Shop, Lick Mechanical Shop, Center for Adaptive Optics, and Mary Lea Shane


2015 Call for Papers
2015 Convention Registration and Schedule