Photos from the 21st annual

August 22 to 24, 2003

held at the

 NORTHFIELD MOUNTAIN RECREATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

NORTHFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS

2003 PROGRAM

SATURDAY MORNING PROGRAM:  Mars 2003


SATURDAY AFTERNOON PRESENTATIONS: 
  • "EARTH AT OPPOSITION: THE TRANSITS OF VENUS" by Richard Nugent, middle school science and math teacher and longtime member of the Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston.

  • "THE STARRY MESSENGER: THE AMAZING DISCOVERIES OF GALILEO GALILEI," by Galileo.

  • "BEYOND RED: NEW WINDOWS ON THE EARLY UNIVERSE?" by Prof. James D. Lowenthal, Assistant Professor of Astronomy, Smith College.

  • "CULTURAL ASTRONOMY" by Jack Megas, planetarium educator, president of the Springfield Stars Club, co-founder of Astro-Education, and expert in the lore and mythology of the night sky.


SATURDAY EVENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Prof. John Delano: "NASA's Search for the Origin and Distribution of Life in the Galaxy" 

Solar viewing at lunch

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