2015 Pasco Preliminary Schedule

Northern RECON Training Workshop
Pasco, Washington — Preliminary Schedule
Sunset – 7:45PM / Civil Twilight – 8:17PM

Thursday, April 16, 2015:
11:15AM-1PM – Bechtel National Planetarium
Drop-off telescopes and place in storage case to be provided

1-5PM – Bechtel National Planetarium
Overview of RECON Project
Orientation to night sky
Orientation to telescopes
Practice setting up scopes during daytime

8-11PM – Moore Observatory
Practice aligning and using telescopes

Friday, April 17, 2015
10:30AM-12:30PM & 1:30PM-5PM – Bechtel National Planetarium
Debrief on previous day
Orientation to camera system
Practice with camera system during daytime
More on RECON science

8-11:30PM – Moore Observatory
Practice using both telescope and camera system

Saturday, April 18, 2015
10:30AM-12:30PM & 1:30PM-5PM
LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory)
Debrief on previous day
Orientation to OccultWatcher, RECON website, and software tools
Practice making predictions and analyzing data from previous night
More on RECON science

8:00-11:30PM – LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory)
Practice occultation event simulation

Sunday, April 19, 2015
9:30AM-12:30PM – Bechtel National Planetarium
Conference evaluation
Debrief on previous day
Networking across communities
Final logistics and farewells