October 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - October 3, 2015 @ 11:00 pm EDT
AstroAssembly is an annual event sponsored by Skyscrapers Inc, an astronomy society in Rhode Island. It is held at Seagrave Observatory in North Scituate, Rhode Island. On Friday evening, October 2nd, participants are invited to attend a series of short presentations and to observe through one of the observatory's telescopes (weather permitting).
On Saturday, October 3rd, a day and evening of presentations and other activities are planned. There are two themes for 2015: "The International Year of Light" and "Planets and Minor Planets." Featured speakers include Kelly Beatty, Kim Arcan, and Andrew Vanderburg. Raffles, an Astrophotography Competition, and an evening banquet (pre-registration required) are part of the festivities.
Cost: $25 for the event + $25 for the banquet