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22nd Annual South Pacific Star Party

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22 - 25, May, 2014

The 22nd Annual South Pacific Star Party will be held

at Wiruna over the weekend of 22-25 May, 2014.

General Information about the SPSP

There is a wealth of information about this annual event on the South Pacific Star Party (SPSP) home page here. Below, you will find other information specific to the 2014 event. There are links to the registration page at the top and the bottom of this page (click on either of the "Register Now" buttons). Prices for registration, the roast dinner ("Yes please") and t-shirt orders are shown below. Please note that the registration deadline is 8th May 2014.

Note that by registering, you must agree to abide by the Wiruna Light Use Policy. Please read the policy and note that no laser pointers should be brought to the site. Also be aware that no pets are allowed on site under any circumstances.

Guest Speakers in 2014

Speakers for this year's event are Francis Bennet (ANU) who is working on adaptive optics for the Giant Magellan Telescope, Penny King (ANU) who specialises in planetary geology and Greg Priestley (ASNSW) who will present a selection of beauties from the Astroimaging Group. Click the links to see abstracts and biographies.

        Francis Bennet: "Adaptive optics on the GMT and for space environment management"

        Penny King: "Exploring Mars with the Curiosity Rover"

        Selected works by the ASNSW Astroimaging Group (various presenters, coordinated by Greg Priestley)

Sponsors in 2014

We are grateful to our sponsors every year for providing very generous door prizes. A list of sponsors who have helped us out in recent years may be found here. This year's sponsors are:

The Astronomical Society of New South Wales Incorporated     SPSP Sponsor: Tasco     SPSP Sponsor: BinTel 

SPSP Sponsor: Wildcard Innovations (Argo Navis)  SPSP Sponsor: Quasar Publishing       SPSP Sponsor: Australian Sky & Telescope Magazine   SPSP Sponsor Celestron  SPSP Sponsor: Orion Telescopes  

22nd May 2014 9:00   through   25th May 2014 16:00
Single $ 75.00
Family $ 105.00
Family Member $ 0.00
One roast dinner $ 12.50
Member Discount
ASNSW Member
Small $ 15.00
Medium $ 15.00
Large $ 15.00
X-Large $ 15.00
XX-Large $ 15.00
XXX-Large $ 15.00

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