July 10-12, 2015

NORTHFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS


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2015 PROGRAM

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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.  If you wish, you can meet us at the Barton Cove parking lot at 6:15 PM, or at the restaurant itself at 6:30.

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

    Phone: (413) 863-8210

 

OBSERVING SESSIONS

   

Given clear skies, we will be at our regular observing site in Fuller's Pasture adjacent the Environmental Center starting at 8 PM on both Friday and Saturday nights.  Why not join us?  Please note that the Environmental Center building will be closed on Friday evening.

Location:  

Latitude: N42 36.950'

Longitude:  W72 28.151'

Sunset

Astronomical twilight ends

Moonrise

10 July

12 July

 

 

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 goodies are bought and sold all day long also opens at 9.

10:00 AM - 11:30 PM

  • To Be Announced


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

In memory of our friend and colleague "Barlow Bob" Godfrey, participants will treat us to spectacular close-up views of the sun 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 - A complete hot and cold buffet-style dinner will be available beginning at approximately 6 PM.  Last-minute registrants must contact Dave Gallup at (413) 525-4697.


Saturday evening address

7:30 PM

  • To Be Announced

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