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PLAN AHEAD FOR

ROCKY MOUNTAIN STAR STARE 2016!

June 29th - July 3rd, 2016

Gardner, Colorado

Come Celebrate

30 Years of RMSS With Us!

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The next RMSS Planning Committee meeting will be held February 21st at noon Al Schlafli's store (Computer Dynamics, 1713 1/2 S. 8th Street, Colorado Springs ... back left corner of the plaza).

THESE WERE OUR 2015 GUEST SPEAKERS; WHO WILL WE HAVE IN 2016?

DR. FRAN BAGENAL - Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder. “The Arrival of New Horizons at Pluto”.

You can read Dr. Bagenal's biography HERE

TOM FIELD - Contributing Editor, Sky and Telescope Magazine. "Spectroscopy for the Amateur Astronomer".

You can read Tom's biography HERE

SCOTT DONNELL - Vice President, Colorado Springs Astronomical Society. "Carbon Stars".

You can read Scott's biography HERE

TOM DeCLUE - Treasurer, Colorado Springs Astronomical Society. "How to Win Astronomical League Awards".

You can read Tom's biography HERE

BRUCE BOOKOUT - Director, Rocky Mountain Star Stare."Native American Astronomy".

You can read Bruce's biography HERE

EARLY REGISTRATION IS NOT YET OPEN; CHECK BACK HERE AND WATCH FOR THESE LETTERS TO TURN GREEN!

On-Site Registration May Be Available, But Only If We Are Not At Max Capacity!

Keep checking back with us as we continue to update the website with RMSS 2016 information!

Light-Proofing iOS 8 Devices: Do you use your iPhone as an invaluable observing aid, with apps like SkySafari, Sputnik,Moon Globe HD and myCSC? Fortunately, there's a set of methods combining often overlooked iOS 8 settings with the right type of screen overlay that can make any iPhone or iPad truly night vision friendly. You can download the directions on how to do it as a pdf here.

The place to be in 2016 from June 29th through July 3rd will be at Starry Meadows in Gardner, Colorado, where you're welcome to come out and join the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society in celebrating the most phenomenal night skies in the west!

Held in June or early July, RMSS is one of this nation's premier star parties. This year's event will be held from June 29 - July 3, 2016 on our own private land just north of Gardner, CO. Average attendance is usually 300 astronomers!

Plan Ahead for Next Year ... or the Year After ... or the Year After!

RMSS 2016 will be held June 29 - July 3, 2016

RMSS 2017 will be held June 21 - June 24, 2017

RMSS 2018 will be held June 13 - June 16, 2018

RMSS 2019 will be held June 26 - June 29, 2019

RMSS 2020 will be held June 17 - June 20, 2020

The Colorado Springs Astronomical Society sponsors this gathering of amateur astronomers. Incredible fields of stars by night are supplemented by day with workshops, children's activities, door prizes, catered meals and fun for everyone.