2020 NOVA EAST Schedule of Events
March of the Planets
(all activities in Events Building unless otherwise noted)

FRIDAY 
Friday Afternoon 
Noon–6:30 REGISTRATIONPat Kelly, Liz Greenough
Friday Evening 
7:45 WELCOMEJudy Black
8:00–9:00 TALKLucky Imaging: Astrophotography of the Moon and Planets — David Hoskin
9:15–11:30 Public Observing (in field) — ALL WELCOME
9:30-10:00 Sky Tour (in field) — Paul Heath
10:00 & 10:30 Ace Amateur Binocular Observing Program (in field) — Tony Schellinck, Judy Black, Liz Greenough
10:00–1:00 Astronomer’s Lounge (socializing in a red-light zone, snacks, beverages)
11:30–dawn Nova East Registrant observing, astrophotography (in field)
1:00 AM–8:00 AM Quiet Hours
SATURDAY
Saturday Morning
9:00–Noon REGISTRATIONPat Kelly, Liz Greenough
9:00 Astro Breakfast Host TBD
All Day Telescope tours & Solar Observing (in field)
10:00  YOUTH ACTIVITY: TBD Paul Heath
11:00  BEGINNER TALK: Beginner Image Processing for Astrophotographers — Kathy Walker
Noon–1:30 Lunch break and FREE TIME
Saturday Afternoon
1:30 TALK: All About Mars: The Science of What you're Seeing — Pat Kelly
2:30 YOUTH PRESENTATION: RASC — The Next Generation — Keegan Oickle, Fiona Morris
3:30 - 4:30 FREE TIME
4:30 Group Photo — All Nova East Participants
5:00 POTLUCK BBQ Social
Saturday Evening 
7:00 Astrophotography Awards — Blair MacDonald
Observing Awards — Paul Gray
Door Prizes — Chris Young
8:00­–9:00 PUBLIC TALK:  Backyard Stargazing in the 21st Century — Andrew Fazekas (The Night Sky Guy)
9:15–11:30 Public Observing (in field) — ALL WELCOME
9:30­–10:00 Sky Tour (in field) — Paul Heath
10:00 & 10:30 Binocular Observing Program (in field) — Tony Schellinck with Judy Black and Liz Greenough
10:00–1:00 Astronomer’s Lounge (socializing in a red-light zone, snacks, beverages)
11:30­–dawn Nova East Registrant observing, astrophotography (in field)
1:00­–8:00 AM  Quiet Hours
SUNDAY
Sunday Morning
9:00–10:00 Astro Breakfast
10:00–10:30 YOUTH ACTIVITY: TBD — Paul Heath
10:30–11:00 SPECIAL TALK: Astronomers Without Borders — Zoe Chee (AWB Interim Executive Director)
11:00–Noon Walk-In Telescope Clinic — Telescope Medics
Walk-In Mirror & Eyepiece Cleaning Clinic — Dave Chapman, Dave Lane
Sunday Afternoon
Noon–10:00 FREE TIME
Sunday Night 
9:00–Dawn Nova East Registrant observing, astrophotography (in field)
1:00-8:00 AM  Quiet Hours
MONDAY
No scheduled activities. Pack, say goodbyes, and leave as you wish.