Midsouth star gaze and astronomy conference at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium in French Camp Mississippi is
gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference
coming up April 10-13, 2013! This four day event generally attracts
serious amateur and professional astronomers from all over the United
States. It is held under one of the darkest skies in the southeast
just off the beautiful Natchez Trace Parkway near the village of
French Camp, Mississippi.

Rainwater is one of the largest observatories in the southeastern
United States. It has over 24 high powered telescopes such as a 32”
Tectron reflector and the 26” fully robotic research grade Sangre
telescope.

Join us this year for fun, fellowship, observing, and fascinating
presentations by astronomers such as galaxy researcher, Dr. William
Keel from the University of Alabama, comet researcher, Dr. Donna
Pierce from Mississippi State University, extra solar planet
researcher, Dr. Angelle Tanner from Mississippi State University and
much more!

A $45 registration fee is required for the conference. Registration
as well as reservations for food, on sight lodging and camping can be
made by contacting our French Camp Guest Services Department at
662-547-9988 or guestservices@frenchcamp.org
. You can also visit us online
for additional information at: www.rainwaterobservatory.org.