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2016 Convention

Thursday, Aug 4 –  Sunday, Aug 7



— Why You Should Attend —

Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak!

The 2016 Stellafane Convention

will be held Thursday through Sunday Aug 4-7

2017 Convention will be July 20-23

Kris Larsen wins Astro League Award

The AL 2015 Special Service Award goes to Dr. Kristine Larsen.

NPS Centenial Celebration

Stellafane celebrates the NPS at the Vermont State House.

United Lens Donates Glass to Stellafane

United Lens, always generous to amateurs, donates Pyrex blanks.

2015 Convention Photos & Reports

Photos, Telescope Cometition Winners and Reports.

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