A Note From Brian Ottum - Subject: StarFest.
by Brian Ottum
Printed in Reflections: September, 1998.
To All Lowbrows:
I just returned from StarFest, Canada’s largest star party. Although
it was cloudy Thursday, Friday and Saturday night (the first time in their
17 year history), it was a great event.
I highly recommend anyone going next year. I will return.
- very good dark sky location (Mt. Forest, clear Wed eve)
- tons of telescopes (about 700 people)
- great talks by amateurs and professionals
- very friendly Canadians
- lots of activities during the day
- Canadian dollar at an all time low
- great swap meet (sold my old Celestron 15x80’s for $250 US)
- many vendors
Next year’s will be in July, because most of the volunteer organizers will
be in Europe for August’s new moon weekend.
I’d be happy to provide more info if anyone is interested.
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