2013 Convention Photos Page 1 of 2: Photos by the Springfield Telescope Makers
Here are photos of the 2013 Convention taken by the
Springfield Telescope Makers. On Page 2
of the Gallery, you will find photos taken by Convention Attendees.
Whether you attended and want to try to find yourself in
photo, or you couldn't attend and want to see what went on, you can
spend some time browsing our gallery of general photos.
Note: After you expand a photo, use the arrow
keys to move forward or backward, or space bar to start a slide
Photos by the Springfield Telescope Makers
Contributing STM Members: Jim Beaty, Matt Considine, Ariel & Jay Drew, Wayne Hilliard,
Francis O'Reilly, Al Rifkin, Paul Valleli and Jean Zuhl.
The specific photographers last name is embedded in the photo's URL - hover on a thumbnail and view the URL
in the browser's status bar (you many need to enable this in the view menu).
Hartness House Workshop
The Hartness House Workshop is held all day Thursday before
convention. These are a few pictures of the Stellafane solar
scope set up on the Hartness House Lawn. See
Page 2 (Attendee Photos) for
many more Hartness House Workshop photos.
Clubhouse, Porter Turret Telescope & Breezy Hill
A few images from around the Stellafane Clubhouse, the Porter Turret Telescope and the observing fields. For
more images of the
instruments entered in the competition,
see the Telescope Competition page.
McGregor Observatory & South Observing Field
A lot happens in this area: Many programs in the McGregor
Library; lots of observing and camping; and of course plenty of observing with the 13-inch Schupmann
and in the domed observatory. And this is where the big Dobs
Flanders Pavilion and the Amateur Telescope Making Demonstration
Many of our large program of talks is held in the Flanders
Pavilion. The ATM demo, held just north of the pavilion,
informs people about how to make a telescope and it's optics,
and gives them a chance to try out mirror grinding.
Around the Convention
Photos from all around the 2013 convention, a potpourri of images that just don't fit in anywhere else.
Saturday Evening Program
Photos from the Saturday Evening Program. This year, we have
a couple of panoramas of the amphitheater, and several photos
from the Astronomical League awards.