NOVA EAST 2022 - Program Schedule
Together Again Under the Stars

(all activities in event pavilion unless otherwise noted)

Upon arrival, please check in at the Nova East Events Building to register.

No green lasers are allowed at any time.
No mag lights after 10:30 PM on Friday & Saturday nights; not allowed at any time on Sunday night. 

The public are welcomed to join Chris Young for his Sky Tour & Lore, Tony Schellinck for his binocular RASC Novice Observing Program (please Bring Your Own Binoculars) and David Hoskin for Walk the Solar System.

 

Friday, August 26
1:00 PM - 6:30 PM Registration Desk
Registrar: Melody Hamilton
7:45 PM Welcome & Announcements
8:00 PM TALK: RASC Double Stars Observing Program
Presenter: Melody Hamilton
9:00 PM Telescope Medics
9:00 PM Sky Tour & Lore
Presenter: Chris Young
9:00 PM & 9:45 PM RASC Novice Observing Program (Pilot Program)
Presenter: Tony Schellinck
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM Astronomers Lounge
10:30 PM - Dawn Nova East Registrant Observing/Imaging in the Field
Saturday, August 27
9:00 AM - Noon Registration (in person, on-site)
Registrar: Melody Hamilton
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Astronomer's Breakfast - pastries, fruit and beverages
10:30 AM Workshop: Solar Observing with Binoculars
Presenter: David Hoskin
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Flea Market
Noon - 1:30 PM Lunch Break & FREE TIME
1:30 PM How to Clean the Mirrors of your Newtonian Reflector
Presenter: Dave Chapman
3:00 PM  Family Activity: Walk the Solar System
Presenter TBD
4:30 PM  Group Photo - All Nova East Participants
5:00 PM Gather for Dinner 
7:00 PM Guest Talk
Presenter TBD
8:00 PM Observing Awards & Door Prizes
9:00 PM Telescope Medics
9:00 PM Sky Tour & Lore
Presenter: Chris Young
9:00 PM & 9:45 PM RASC Novice Observing Program (Pilot Program)
Presenter: Tony Schellinck
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM Astronomers Lounge
10:30 PM - Dawn Nova East Registrant Observing/Imaging in the Field
Sunday, August 28
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Astronomer's Breakfast - pastries, fruit and beverages
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Sherman Williams Walk - Birding at Smileys
Presenter: Jason Dain
12:30 PM SCO Tour & Orientation for New Key Holders
3:30 PM onwards Nova East Participants: FREE TIME for socializing, a nap, a walk, fine tuning your telescope or imaging equipment, observing, astroimaging.
Monday, August 29
No scheduled Activities. Pack, say good-byes, and leave as you wish. See you next year!