Tentative Schedule (10/8/01)

Friday, Oct. 12

6:00 pm Welcome and Lasagna dinner Cafeteria

7:00 pm Paper Session #1 Planetarium

The navigation of Christopher Columbus - Warren Young or Rich Pirko

Possible: Tracking Starshine 3 - Mike Benko

7:30 pm Leave for Allegheny Observatory

8:00 pm Arrive at Allegheny Observatory

for tour and observing session

Late Hotel overnight or home Sewickley Country Inn


Saturday, Oct. 13

8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast Sewickley Country Inn

9:00 am Depart for school visit Sewickley Country Inn

9:30 am Arrive at school for tours Pine Richland

10:30 am Leave for North Hills

11:00 am Arrive at North Hills

Morning Break sponsored by Bowen Industries

11:30 pm Paper Session #2 Planetarium

Astronomical Flags - Dale Smith

Some Important Planetariums of San Francisco: Chabot Science Center, Morrison, and Lawrence Hall of Science - Jeanne Bishop

Regional Planetarium Program List - David Hurd

12:30 pm LUNCH buffet Cafeteria

1:30 pm Speaker - Glenn Walsh Planetarium

Pittsburgh's Original Buhl Planetarium: Public Science Education Pioneer

2:30 pm Paper Session #3 Planetarium

A Visit to Mauna Kea - Buck Batson

3:00 pm Planetarium Shows Planetarium

Latin and Astronomy

The Pleiades Show

4:00 pm Solar System Ambassadors B-331

Sharon Shanks

5:00 pm Leave for dinner

5:15 pm Dinner Sewickley Country Inn

6:00 pm Speaker - Dr. John Hilliard Sewickley Country Inn

Eta Carinae, the Most Messier Object in the Universe

7:30 pm Depart for Home