Thursday, Aug 4 – Sunday, Aug 7
Hint: Get Ready for the 2017 Eclipse!
will be held Thursday through Sunday Aug 4-7
2017 Convention will be July 20-23
Stellafane celebrates the NPS at the Vermont State House.
United Lens, always generous to amateurs, donates Pyrex blanks.
Photos, Telescope Cometition Winners and Reports.
Memories of the 1966 Convention by Jim Beaty.
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