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July 2018 Astronomy Program Board of Visitors Meeting

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McDonald Observatory

3640 Dark Sky Drive

Fort Davis, TX 79734

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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We request the pleasure of your company at the July 2018 Astronomy Program Board of Visitors Meeting.

To register, click the green "REGISTER" button. Participants will be given the option to register for both days and Friday or Saturday only.

Reception and Meals: For all meals at the Observatory vegetarian options will be available.

Program and Agenda: A detailed program and agenda for the meeting will be available to members in advance. Members will receive this information via email using the address used to register. Printed copies will be available on-site at the meeting.

Accommodations: Members and guests are asked to make their own arrangements for accommodations in West Texas.

If you have any issues or need assistance with your registration, please email katiejparker@astro.as.utexas.edu or call Katie J. Parker at 512-471-3303.



Ticket Pricing Structure:

Early Bird registration rates available through June 15, 2018

Regular registration rates available through June 29, 2018

Late registration rates available through July 5, 2018


No refunds available after 4 pm June 15, 2018



Schedule of Events

Please Note: All given times and speakers are estimates and subject to change.

Friday, July 13

4:006:00 p.m. Dark Skies Initiative Talk by Bill Wren (Frank N. Bash Visitors Center Auditorium)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Reception (Tents near the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dinner (Tents near the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)

9:00 p.m. Shuttle Service to the 107" Telescope begins (Shuttles will depart from the dinner tents)

9:15 – 10:30 p.m. Special Viewing Opportunity (View celestial objects through our telescopes)

9:30 p.m. Public Star Party (Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)


Saturday, July 14

7:00 a.m. Shuttle Service begins to 107" Telescope for Breakfast (Shuttles will depart from the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)

7:45 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast (107" Telescope)

9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. BOV Meeting and Science Talks (107" Telescope Dome Floor)

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Tents near the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Science Discussion Groups, First Session (Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Science Discussion Groups, Second Session (Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Reception (Tents near the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)

7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Dinner (Tents near the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)

9:00 p.m. Shuttle Service to the 107" Telescope begins (Shuttles will depart from the dinner tents)

9:15 – 10:30 p.m. Special Viewing Opportunity (View celestial objects through our telescopes)

9:30 p.m. Public Star Party (Frank N. Bash Visitors Center)



Date and Time

Location

McDonald Observatory

3640 Dark Sky Drive

Fort Davis, TX 79734

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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