2019 Okie-Tex Event Schedule

Saturday, September 21
7:00 AM Camp Billy Joe gates open. Welcome to the 2019 Okie-Tex. Do Not Arrive Early!! Only Vendors, Caterers, Camp Set-up and OTSP Staff can arrive earlier.
8:00 AM Breakfast served
12:00 Noon Lunch served
5:00 PM Dinner served
9:00 PM Observe! Gate will not be closed to accommodate late arrivals. Please observe lights out regulations as much as possible.
10:00 PM Cosmic Cafe opens - Closes at Midnight
Sunday, September 22
8:00 AM Breakfast served.
11:00AM-1:00PM Registration desk open.
12:00 Noon Lunch served.
4:30PM-5:30PM Registration desk open.
5:00 PM Dinner served.
9:00 PM Gate closed - Lights out - Observe!
10:00 PM Cosmic Cafe opens - Closes at 2:00 AM
Monday, September 23
8:00 AM Breakfast served.
10:00AM-4:30PM "Pixinsight Advanced Imaging Seminar" - Jonathan Talbot - Ocean Springs, MS - Held in Kenton Senior Center. Separate Registration Required
11:00AM-1:00PM Registration desk open.
12:00 Noon Lunch served.
5:00PM-5:30PM Registration desk open.
5:00 PM Dinner served.
9:00 PM Gate closed - Lights out - Observe!
10:00 PM Cosmic Cafe opens - Closes at 2:00 AM
Tuesday, September 24
8:00 AM Breakfast served.
10:00AM-4:30PM "Pixinsight Advanced Imaging Seminar" - Jonathan Talbot - Ocean Springs, MS - Held in Kenton Senior Center. Separate Registration Required
11:30AM-12:30PM Registration desk open.
12:00 Noon Lunch served.
1:30 PM Okie-Tex Swap Meet I, Under the pavilion by the bunkhouses. Bring your stuff to sell, trade or swap!
5:00PM-5:30PM Registration desk open.
5:00 PM Dinner served.
9:00 PM Gate closed - Lights out - Observe!
10:00 PM Cosmic Cafe opens - Closes at 2:00 AM
Wednesday, September 25
8:00 AM Breakfast served.
11:30AM-12:30PM Registration desk open.
12:00 Noon Lunch served.
1:30 PM "TBA" - Mike Lockwood, Philo, IL
2:30 PM "TBA" - Mike Lockwood, Philo, IL
3:30 PM "TBA" - Craig Smith, Pittsburgh, PA
5:00PM-5:30PM Registration desk open.
5:00 PM Dinner served.
6:30 PM "TBA" -
9:00 PM Gate closed - Lights out - Observe!
10:00 PM Cosmic Cafe opens - Closes at 2:00 AM
Thursday, September 26
8:00 AM Breakfast served.
11:30AM-12:30PM Registration desk open.
12:00 Noon Lunch served.
1:30 PM "TBA" -
2:30 PM "TBA" - Marvin Abbott, Oklahoma City, OK
3:30 PM "Large Synoptic Survey Telescope" - Travis Rector, Anchorage, AK
5:00PM-5:30PM Registration desk open.
5:00 PM Dinner served.
6:30 PM "Large Synoptic Survey Telescope" - Travis Rector, Anchorage, AK
After Talk Great Okie-Tex Giveaway! Part I
9:00 PM Gate closed - Lights out - Observe!
10:00 PM Cosmic Cafe opens - Closes at 2:00 AM
Friday, September 27
8:00 AM Breakfast served.
11:30AM-12:30PM Registration desk open.
12:00 Noon Lunch served.
1:30 PM "AAVSO Photometry Programs" - Ed Wiley, Georgetown, TX
2:30 PM "TBA" -
3:30 PM "New family of Very Large Terrestrial Telescopes" - Michael Pierce, Laramie, WY
5:00PM-5:30PM Registration desk open.
5:00 PM Dinner served.
6:30 PM "My Life as an Astronomer" - Michael Pierce, Laramie, WY
9:00 PM Gate closed - Lights out - Observe!
10:00 PM Cosmic Cafe opens - Closes at 2:00 AM
Saturday, September 28
8:00 AM Breakfast served.
11:30AM-12:30PM Registration desk open.
12:00 Noon Lunch served.
1:30 PM Okie-Tex Swap Meet II, Under the pavilion by the bunkhouses. Bring your stuff to sell, trade or swap!
1:30 PM "Astronomy in Chile Education Ambassadors Program (ACEAP)" - Eileen Grzybowski, Norman, OK
2:30 PM "TBA" - Henry Throop, Washington, DC
3:30 PM "Biograpy of a Star" - Dee Friesen, Albuquerque, NM
5:00PM-5:30PM Registration desk open.
5:00 PM Dinner served.
6:30 PM "Ultima Thule" - Henry Throop, Washington, DC
after talk Great Okie-Tex Giveaway! Part II and Announcements
half hour after dismissal Gate closed - Lights out - Observe!
10:00 PM Cosmic Cafe opens - Closes at 2:00 AM
Sunday, September 29
10:00 AM Must be vacated from the camp grounds. Thanks for coming and we'll see you at Okie-Tex 2020!!
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