2020 PROGRAMME

THURSDAY JANUARY 16

From 2:00pm

Arrival and set up. No official programme.

FRIDAY JANUARY 17

6:00pm

7:00pm

7:15pm

8:00pm

8:45pm

9:30pm

Sausage sizzle – Gold coin donation

Official opening and house­keeping matters

Exoplanets

Science or Fiction?

Supper – Telescope set up time

Entertainment – TBD

ISAAC (Steve, Gary)

Bethany Jones

Remco Mensert

SATURDAY JANUARY 18

Noon

1:00pm

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:10pm

3:40pm

4:20pm

4:50pm

5:30pm

7:15pm

7:30pm

8:00pm

8:15pm

9:20pm

9:45pm

Sausage sizzle – Gold coin donation

Buy, Sell and Swap table (also Sunday)

What is Time?

The Life of Albert Einstein

Afternoon tea

E. E. Barnard

The 50 year old Zeiss Cassegrain at Stardome goes robotic

A Photographic Journey through Deep Space

Dinner (fish and chips)

Group photo. Meet in the hall.

My Space Camp experience

Raffle draw

Spying on the Universe

Supper – Telescope set up time

Entertainment – TBD

Everyone

ISAAC (Steve, Gary)

Terry McMahon

Keith Dyson

John Drummond

Dr. Grant Christie

Steve Chadwick

Graham Palmer

Bruce Ngataierua

Jennie McCormick

SUNDAY JANUARY 19

10:00 -11:30am

Noon

1:00pm

1:30pm

2:10pm

2:40pm

3:20pm

4:45pm

5:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

9:30pm

Children’s programme

Sausage sizzle – Gold coin donation

Buy, Sell and Swap table (also Saturday)

The Day the Universe Changed

The observational programme at Stardome. Chasing rare optical events

The Emperor’s New Eyepiece

Afternoon tea

Planetarium visit in Napier

Dinner (in Napier or on site)

Astro quiz

Supper – Telescope set up time

Entertainment – TBD

Jennifer and Sarah

ISAAC (Steve, Gary)

Antony Gomez

Dr. Grant Christie

Simon Lowther

MONDAY JANUARY 20

Pack up in the morning ­ leave by lunchtime.

PDF version of programme available here