Free Fall Star Parties
Saturday, September 5th
Saint Gaudens NHS, Cornish, NH
Fri & Sat, October 16 & 17
at Stellafane, Springfield, VT
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will be held Thursday through Sunday Aug 4-7
2017 Convention will be July 20-23
Photos, Telescope Cometition Winners and Reports.
Stellafane's Tom Spirock was interviewed by Vermont Public Radio's Jane Lindholm. Follow the link to listen to it.
John Bortle images from 1970, 71, 72, 74, 77, 78 and 79.
Have now added photos from 1981-84 also, more coming this year...
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Our most visited page year-after-year!
to grind your own Newtonian telescope mirror.
Complete plans for a
Newtonian Optical Tube
and a Dobsonian Mount.
Build with homemade or purchased components
(or a mix of both).
New Solar Filter Plans