Thursday, Aug 13 – Sunday, Aug 16
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Keynote Speaker: Alan Stern
New Horizons (Pluto Probe) Principal Investigator
will be held Thursday through Sunday Aug 13-16
Keynote: Alan Stern, New Horizons Principal Investigator.
2016 Convention will be August 4-7
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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