2016 Schedule

 

GREEN BANK STAR QUEST XIII

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Please note that the schedule is subject to change!

Any Changes will be posted on the white board at the registration desk !

 

JULY 6 – 9, 2016

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GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

TIME

Event

location

9:00am-7:00pm

Registration/Welcome

Registration Desk

9:00am-6:00pm

Vendor Area Open

 

Visitor Center

8:30am-7:00pm

Starlight Café

 

Visitor Center

8:30am-7:00pm

Gift Shop

 

Visitor Center

9:00am-6:00pm

NRAO Hourly Tours / Gift Shop

 

Visitor Center

10:00am-2:00pm

DAILY

Daily Solar Observing

(Weather Permitting)

 

Visitor Center

 

Reminder:

Check at the registration desk for daily schedule updates / revisions

 

 

 

Don’t forget to purchase

Raffle Tickets!

 

 

 

Check out our 2016 Star Quest T-Shirts

HOODIES AVAILABLE

STAR QUEST MEMORABILIA

 

 

 

MEAL TICKETS AVAILABLE

 

Registration Desk

7:30am-9:00am

BREAKFAST

Buffet Style

 

NRAO Cafeteria

 

LUNCH

On Your Own

Consider Visiting the Starlight Café

 

 

5:00pm-7:00pm

DINNER

Buffet Style

 

NRAO Cafeteria

Dusk till Dawn

Observing

 

Your Site

8:30pm-10:00pm

Field Session

Weather Permitting

Field

  

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY- JULY 6, 2016

 

 

TIMES

EVENT

Location

9:30am-11:00am

GBT Tour (sign-up sheet)

(Three Groups of Seven)

 

Meet at Registration Desk

10:00am-11:00am

Introduction to Astrophotography Using A DSLR and Telephoto Lens

Brent Maynard

 

Farraday Computer Lab

11:00am – 12:00pm

Mars: Observing & Sketching the Red Planet

Michael Rosalina

 

Classroom

12:00pm-1:00pm

Lunch Break

 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Meteorites 101

David Holden

 

Classroom

1:30pm-2:30pm

Children’s Activities

 

Star Lab Room

2:30pm

40' Radio Dish Orientation #1

By NRAO Staffer

(sign-up sheet)

 

Meet at Registration Desk

2:30pm-3:30pm

High Tech Tour

Sue Ann Heatherly

 

Meet at Registration Desk

4:00pm-5:00pm

“Ice, Ice Baby” – Mysteries of Ice in Space

Caitlin Ahrens-Wiles

 

Classroom

 

4:00pm-5:30pm

Detect an Exoplanet Using a DSLR and Telephoto Lens

Brent Maynard

 

Faraday

Computer Lab

5:00pm-7:00pm

Dinner Break

 

 

7:00pm-8:00pm

SOFIA

David Davisson

Keynote

 

Auditorium

11:00pm-3:00am

40’ Dish Observation Sessions

40’ Radio Dish

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY- JULY 7, 2016

 

 

TIMES

EVENT

Location

 

8:30am-10:00am

GBT Tour (sign-up sheet)

(Three Groups of Seven)

Meet At Registration Desk

9:30am-10:30am

Intermediate Astrophotography Using a DSLR

Brent Maynard

 

Faraday Computer Lab

10:00am-11:30am

Children’s Activities

 

Star Lab Room

10:00am-11:00am

Great Demonstrations and Activities

for Outreach

NRAO Staffer

 

Classroom

11:00am-12:00pm

Introduction to Radio Astronomy

Sue Ann Heatherly

Classroom

 

11:00am

40' Radio Dish Orientation #2

NRAO Staffer

20 person max.  (sign-up sheet)

 

Meet at Registration Desk

12:00pm–1:00pm

Lunch Break

 

1:00pm-2:00pm

“Ice, Ice Baby” – Mysteries of Ice in Space

Caitlin Ahrens-Wiles

 

Classroom

1:15pm-2:15pm

Children’s Activities

 

Star Lab Room

2:00pm-3:00pm

Radio JOVE

David Davisson

Classroom

 

2:30pm

By NRAO Staff Member

40' Radio Dish Orientation #3

20 person max.  (sign-up sheet)

 

Meet at Registration Desk

 

3:00pm-4:00pm

Astrophotography-Time Lapse Video and Processing

Brent Maynard

 

Faraday Computer Lab

 

4:00pm

High Tech Tour of the

GBT Control Room (sign-up sheet)

Jansky Lab

Meet at Registration Desk

5:00pm-7:00pm

Dinner Break

-

 

7:00pm-8:00pm

"Reaching for the Horizon - the Long Range Plan for Nuclear Physics"

Dr. Michelle Shinn

Keynote

 

Auditorium

11:00pm-3:00am

40’ Dish Observation Sessions

40’ Radio Dish


 

 

 

 

FRIDAY- JULY 8, 2016

 

 

TIMES

EVENT

Location

9:00am-10:00am

Skynet Junior Scholars

NRAO Staffer

Classroom

10:00am-11:30am

Children’s Activities

 

Star Lab Room

10:00am-11:30am

Introduction To Astrophotography Using A DSLR and Telephoto Lens

Brent Maynard

Faraday

Computer Lab

10:30am-11:30am

Meteorites 101

David Holden-Sky Stones

Classroom

 

11:00am

40' Radio Dish Orientation #4

NRAO Staffer

20 person max.  (sign-up sheet)

Meet at Registration Desk

12:00pm–1:00pm

Lunch Break

 

 

1:15pm-2:15pm

Astrophotography-Time Lapse Video and Processing

Brent Maynard

Faraday

Computer Lab

1:00pm-3:00pm

Children’s Activities

Rocket Making

Star Lab Room

 

1:00pm-3:00pm

Mars: Observing and Sketching the Red Planet

Michael Rosalina

Classroom

 

2:30pm

40' Radio Dish Orientation #5

NRAO Staffer

20 person max. (sign-up sheet)

Meet at Registration Desk

 

3:15pm-4:45pm

Itty Bitty Telescope Workshop

Fee:  $50.00

Tom Crowley

 

Classroom

 

4:00pm

High Tech Tour of the

GBT Control Room

(sign-up sheet)

Jansky Lab

Meet at Registration Desk

5:00pm-7:00pm

Dinner Break

 

 

7:00pm-8:30pm

New Horizons:  The Adventure to Pluto and Beyond!

Mark “Indy” Kochte

Keynote

 

Auditorium

11:00pm-3:00am

40’ Dish Observation Sessions

40’ Radio Dish


 

 

SATURDAY- JULY 9, 2016

 

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

SAT. 1:00am-6:00am

(NOTE TIME)

Radio Telescope Observing

40 foot dish

40 Foot Dish

9:00am-10:00am

Wild and Wonderful Moons of Saturn

Nathan Tehrani

WVU Masters Student-

Aerospace Engineering

Classroom

9:00am-10:00am

Children’s Activities

 

Star Lab Room

10:00am-11:00am

GROUP PHOTO

 

Meet in Field

11:00am-12:00pm

Detect An Exoplanet Using A DSLR and Telephoto Lens

Brent Maynard

Faraday Computer Lab

12:00pm–1:00pm

Lunch Break

 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Radio Astronomy for the Uninitiated

Dr. Terry Trees

Classroom

 

2:15pm–3:30pm

MERAL Annual Meeting

Dr. Terry Trees

Classroom

3:30pm

Children’s

Rocket Launch

Field

3:30pm–4:30pm

Intermediate Astrophotography Using A DSLR

Brent Maynard

Faraday

Computer Lab

4:00pm

High Tech Tour of the

GBT Control Room

(sign-up sheet)

Jansky Lab

Meet at Registration Desk

5:00pm–7:00pm

Dinner Break

 

 

7:15pm8:30pm

looking for aliens that are not biological

Seth Shostak

Keynote

 

Auditorium

8:30pm–10:00pm

Raffle Drawing / Certificate Awards

Must be present to Win

Auditorium

 

 

SUNDAY- JULY 10, 2016

 

7:00-10:30am

Sunday Morning Breakfast

Star Quest Activities End

Visitor Center

Starlight Café

 

 DATE FOR STAR QUEST XIV:

 

07/19/17  THROUGH  07/22/17

 

*Please note that the schedule is subject to change without notice.

 

 

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