BoBfest - The Regional Gathering of Amateur Astronomers

Saturday, January 25, 2020
West Wing of Catawba Science Center,
Hickory, North Carolina
Only 71 Days Until BoBfest 2020

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Presentations, Table Top Forums, and Speakers


Saturday Morning Keynote Presentations


9:45am - Main Event Room
The 72 Inch Leviathan of Parsonstown Telescope
Presented by Gayle Riggsbee

Information to Come
Gayle is a member of the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club and is well known to the local astronomy community


Saturday Afternoon Table Top Talk Forums


1:00pm - Room 4
Calendars, Time, and Astronomy
Presented by Joe Heafner





1:00pm - Room 5
Lunar Astrophotography
Presented by Barre Spencer





1:00pm - Room 6
Astronomy for Everyone Outreach at Lake James State Park
Presented by Nora Coffey





2:00pm - Room 3
Beginner - Star Charts and Binoculars for Astronomy
Presented by Joe Heafner





2:00pm - Room 4
Astrophotography
Presented by Matt Harbinson





2:00pm - Room 5
Beginner - Astronomy Outreach
Presented by Corrie Ann Delgado





2:00pm - Room 6
General - Meteorite Identification and Classification
Presented by Anthony Love





3:00pm - Room 4
Advanced - Building Astrophotography Gear
Presented by Alan Mason





3:00pm - Room 6
The Choate 3000 (or 4000) Observing List
Presented by Sam Choate





3:00pm - Rooms 5
Beginner - The NASA Night Sky Network Kits
Presented by Stormy Borman