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MIDSOUTH STAR GAZE AND ASTRONOMY CONFERENCE

Wed, 4/11/2018 - Sat, 4/14/2018
 
April 2018
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Categories
Camps, Conferences/Conventions, Exhibits, Lectures, Planetarium Shows, Star Parties, Workshops
Location
Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium
One Fine Place
French Camp, Choctaw County, MS 39745
United States
Times
Noon April 11, 2018- 6:00 am April 14, 2018
Admission Fees
Registration Fee: $50 per person thru March 29th (due with registration form)

Fee after March 29th – $60
Lodging: See registration form on our website
Meals: $8.50 per lunch, $10.50 per supper
Description
Rainwater Observatory is gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference coming up April 11-14, 2018! This event attracts amateur and professional astronomers from around the country. It is held under one of the few remaining dark skies in the southeastern United States and just off the beautiful Natchez Trace Parkway near the village of French Camp, Mississippi.

Join us this year for fun, fellowship, observing and fascinating presentations by professional astronomers and others such as galaxy researcher, Dr. William Keel from the University of Alabama, astrophotographer and "Hurricane Hunter" Jon Talbot, NASA recognized teacher-lecturer-astrophotographer, Dave Teske, Rainwater Observatory director and space artist, Edwin Faughn and much more!
Additional Information
None
Directions
FROM MEMPHIS, TN: take I-55 south to the Winona exit (Exit 185, U.S. Highway 82). Go east on 82. Exit on U.S. Highway 51 south. Turn left on Hwy 407. Stay on it until you cross the Natchez Trace Parkway and enter the town of French Camp. Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is one mile from Parkway
Contact Information
Rainwater Observatory
1 Fine Place
French Camp, MS 39745

Phone: 662.547.7283
E-mail: info@rainwaterobservatory.org
 
 
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