The Antique Telescope Society’s
25th Annual Convention

On October 21 through October 23, 2016, the Antique Telescope Society will hold its 25th Annual Convention in Flagstaff, AZ at historic Lowell Observatory. In addition, on Monday, October 24th, we will tour the US Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station.

The program includes a tour of beautiful and historic Lowell Observatory with its recently renovated 24-inch Alvan Clark refractor and the Pluto discovery astrograph; a reception on Friday evening with hor d’oeuvres and featuring Lowell Observatory speakers; Saturday and Sunday paper sessions and members’ displays of their own collections. The traditional banquet on Saturday evening, under the Rotunda of Lowell Observatory, will feature a Keynote Address by noted historian and author Dr. William Sheehan. Every effort will be made to observe, weather permitting. We look forward to welcoming ATS members and friends to Flagstaff.

Lowell Observatory – Flagstaff, AZ
Naval Observatory – Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition
Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition celebrates promotes and protects the glorious dark skies of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona through successful dark sky practices. 

Hosted by Lowell Observatory – Flagstaff, AZ

John W. Briggs, ATS President, Convention Co-Chair Kevin Schindler, Historian, Lowell Observatory, Convention Co-Chair
Peter Abrahams, Convention Paper Sessions Chairman
Dr. Walter H. Breyer, ATS Executive Sec., Convention Logistics Chair

General Schedule:

Oct. 21~23ATS 25nd Annual Convention Sessions &
Observing at Lowell Observatory
Oct. 24 Tour of the Naval Observatory, Flagstaff

2016 Call for Papers
2016 Convention Registration and Schedule

The above information is down-loadable in pdf format.

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