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Schedule

TimeEventLocation
11:00 amAn Introduction to AANC-CON 2007 by Doug Brown, Kenneth Frank, Walter HeigesPlanetarium
11:15 amProfessor Darryl Stanford - Planetarium Show “The Sky Tonight”Planetarium
All Day, to 6 pmSETI Institute ProgramBuilding 36 Lobby
All Day, to 6 pmSMCAS Activities: Astro TheatreRoom 36-125
All Day, to 6 pmSMCAS Activities: Build a PlanisphereRoom 36-112
All DayTelescopes on Display, Solar, and Nighttime Viewing from SMCAS, SF Sidewalk Astronomers, CSMCSM Courtyard & Observatory
All Day, to 4:30 pmAstronomical Society of the Pacific - Family Astro Activities with Vivian WhiteRoom 36-119
All Day, to 7:30 pm
  • Mirror Grinding by Chabot Telescope Makers Workshop
  • “Dob Day Afternoon” and solar scopes by San Mateo County Astronomical Society & San Francisco Sidewalk Astronomers
 Courtyard
12:00 pmRichard Crisp - “Two New Astronomical Imaging Techniques”Room 36-109
12:00 pmProfessor Darryl Stanford - Planetarium Show “The Sky Tonight”Planetarium
1:00 pmMeet Jeffrey Adkins & students of Deer Valley High School Physics. Hear success stories of ESPACE and more.Room 36-114
1:00 pmDr. Pamela Gay “What’s New In Astronomy” Live video / audio feed from Southern Illinois University EdwardsvillePlanetarium
1:45 pmAANC Professional Astronomer Award PresentationPlanetarium
2:00 pmJane Houston Jones, NASA/JPL - “Cassini Mission at Saturn Update”Planetarium
2:45 pmAANC Commerical Astronomer Award PresentationPlanetarium
3:00 pmAANC-CON 2007 Group photo shootOutside Planetarium
3:30 pmKEYNOTE SPEAKER: Imke de Pater, UC Berkeley - “Dusty Rings In Our Solar System” with Christopher Go imagesPlanetarium
4:15 pmAANC Amateur Astronomer Award PresentationPlanetarium
4:30 pmChristopher Go, “Secrets of High Resolution Planetary Imaging”Room 36-109
4:30 pmProfessor Darryl Stanford - Planetarium Show “The Sky Tonight”Planetarium
4:30 pmAstronomical Society of the Pacific - Brainstorming Session with Vivian WhiteRoom 36-119
5:15 pmAANC Special Astronomer Award PresentationPlanetarium
5:30 pmRaffle with Sam Sweiss - Thousands of Dollars in PrizesOutside Planetarium
6:30 pmPrepaid Dinner and VideoRoom 36-109
7:45 pmWelcome to CSM - CSM President Mike Claire, and Astronomy Program Director Professor Mohsen JanatpourCourtyard
8:00 pm“Black Holes” all-dome planetarium videoPlanetarium
8:00 pm - Midnight“Jazz Under the Stars” Star Party Hosted by SMCAS, CSM, KCSM Jazz 91 FMCSM Observatory,
4th floor Bldg. 36

Food is available from Pacific Dining - mid campus kiosk.

Coffee & pastries available all day at Drip Coffee - mid campus and Room 36-110.