ADSSP Schedule -- Updated Sept. 16
Wednesday Sept 21, 2022, at Oracle Community Center - Open to the Public
Thursday Sept 22, 2022, at Kannally Ranch House (KRH) Oracle State Park Speaker Series for Registered Attendees
Sunrise 6:11 am; Sunset 6:23 pm
9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., Oracle State Park Orientation and Tour at KRH, Park Manager Vince Micallef
10:00 a.m. Opening Session with Introductory Remarks by Scott Roberts
10:10 a.m. Dr. David Levy - "Dark Skies and Poetry"
10:30 a.m. Dr. John Barentine - "Under Ancient Skies: The Archaeoastronomy of the Desert Southwest"
11:15 a.m. Mike Weasner - "Smartphone Astrophotography"
12:00 p.m. Break for Lunch - Visit Oracle's Restaurants
1:30 p.m. - Speaker Series Resumes
1:30 p.m. - Dr. Connie Walker - "Light Pollution from Satellites: What Should Concern Us?"
2:15 p.m. - Dr. Chris Walker - "Astrophotography in Antarctica"
BREAK - 3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - Dr. Stephen Edberg - "Solar Viewing Tips"
4:00 p.m. - Adam Block - "The Human Equation In Outreach"
4:50 p.m. - End of Thursday Talks
At Sunset - Night of Astronomy for registered attendees at observing field in Oracle State Park
Friday Sept 23, 2022, at Oracle State Park at KRH for Registered Attendees
Sunrise 6:12 am; Sunset 6:21 pm
6:30 a.m. Birding Walk with Kathe Anderson * Must Register For This Event
Biosphere 2 self-guided tour for Registered Attendees in the morning
Registered Attendees will have tickets for Biosphere 2 issued to them in their registration packet that can be picked up at the Oracle Community Center on Wednesday morning or thereafter at the Kannally Ranch House at Oracle State Park
Speaker Series Continues at KRH
1:00 p.m. Fred Espenak
1:45 p.m. David Eicher, editor of Astronomy Magazine
2:15 p.m. Brandon Hamil
6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. at Select Locations in Oracle Open to the Public
Oracle Dark Sky Cultural Festival 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. - Food, Drink, Music Art and Stargazing at Nonna Maria's Restaurant, Oracle Community Center, Ore House Hilltop Tavern & Restaurant, Oracle Patio Cafe & Market
All Night -- Stargazing at the observing site for registered attendees
Saturday Sept 24, 2022, at Oracle State Park at KRH Oracle State Park for the Public
Sunday Sept 25, 2022, at the Oracle Community Center
Sunrise 6;13 am; Sunset 6:19 pm
11:00 a.m. Door Prizes - Closing Remarks