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Amateur Telescope Making through the Ages

  • May 16, 2024
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • In person at the Roper Mountain Mountain Observatory as well as virtually on Zoom. Link to join the meeting will be sent when you register for the event. Links will be on the bottom of your confirmation email.
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We will be at the Roper Mountain Science Center for this meeting!

Amateur Telescope Making through the Ages

Bart Fried will be joining us in person, driving down from NYC.  He will be explaining the evolution of amateur telescope developing from the first (that we know of) to the most recent trends.

Bart Fried's Bio

Bart is the current Executive Vice President of the Amateur Astronomers Association, Inc., and the founder and current President of the Antique Telescope Society. He is a member of the American Astronomical Society’s Historical Astronomy Division and a member of the British Astronomical Association. He enjoys visual astronomy with his antique telescopes and loves to share the views, especially with kids.

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