September 11-13, 2020

NORTHFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS


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2020 PROGRAM

 

 

FRIDAY NIGHT ACTIVITIES

   

The Conjunction will kick off again with dinner at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant, a family restaurant Route 2 in Gill, MA at 6:30 PM.  Meet us directly at the restaurant.

  • Address: 39 French King Highway Rte. 2, Gill, MA 01354

    Phone: (413) 863-8210

 

OBSERVING SESSIONS

   

 

Bring your telescope for the observing sessions on Friday and Saturday evenings at our "Fuller's Pasture" dark-sky viewing site near the Environmental Center.

Please note that the Environmental Center will not be open on Friday evening.

Location:  

Latitude: N42 36.950'

Longitude:  W72 28.151'

Sunset

Astronomical twilight ends

Moonrise

  September 11 7:05 pm 8:42 pm 12:32 am

 

September 12 7:04 pm 8:40 pm 1:31 am

 

SATURDAY ACTIVITIES

   

 

Saturday morning program

9 AM

The morning kicks off with a welcome over coffee and donuts at the Northfield Mountain Environmental Center.  The Conjunction's Swap Table, where astronomical items and treasures are bought and sold all day long, also opens at 9.

10:00 AM

To Be Announced
  

All Day: Conjunction "Barlow Bob" Memorial Solar Star Party

Named in honor of "Barlow" Bob Godfrey, a highly enthusiastic popularizer of solar observing and friend of the Conjunction, our solar star party will feature spectacular close-up views of our nearest star through specially-filtered telescopes.

If you have a solar scope, please bring it along to share Bob's star with others.


Saturday afternoon program

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • To Be Announced

OUTDOOR DINNER - Buffet dinner available, but you must be preregistered for it.  A complete hot and cold buffet-style dinner will be available beginning at approximately 6 PM.  Deadline for dinners is Thursday, August 22.  Last-minute registrants must contact Dave Gallup at (413) 525-4697.


Saturday evening address

7:30 - 9:00PM

  • To Be Announced

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