Antique Telescope Society Annual Convention
September 28, 2012 @ 12:00 am - October 2, 2012 @ 12:00 am EDT
The Antique Telescope Society is holding its 21st convention on September 28th-29th at Hamburg Observatory, including three extra days of exceptional tours September 30th through October 2nd.
- A Century of Discovery – the 100 year Jubilee celebration of the observatory’s official founding in 1912
- Dinner in the Bergedorf Castle with Keynote address by Dr. James Caplan, Observatoire Astronomique de Marseille-Provence, professional astronomer and a writer and lecturer in the field of historic astronomical instruments and observatories.
- Two days of papers, lectures and a Special Tour of Hamburg Observatory by Dr. Gudrun Wolfschmidt
- Three full days of touring historic astronomical observatories, museums and sites.