October 2, 2009 @ 12:00 am - October 3, 2009 @ 12:00 am EDT
56th Annual event, keynote speaker this year will be author Ronald Florence, writer of "The Perfect Machine" about the 200" Mount Palomar telescope. Author William Sheehan will also be speaking, title "A Centennial Observed, E.M. Antoniadi and Mars." Ton Leveneson, head of the science writing department at M.I.T. will also be one of our speakers.Saturday evening will have our famous cheese reception followed by a banquet and the keynote speaker.
We have 4 telescopes on site including a vintage 1878 Alvan Clark 8.25" refractor. Come celebrate fall in Rhode Island.