Friday

  • Tim Hunter — My life and hard times in amateur astronomy

Saturday

  • Matthew Ota — Edward Emerson Barnard, The World’s Greatest Observer of his Time
  • Tim Thompson — A Universe of Stars
  • Tim Hunter — The Barnard Objects-in color
  • Mike Spooner — An ATM 36″ folded reflector
  • Peter Wraight — A Different Approach to Building Astronomical Binoculars
  • Tim Robertson — The Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers… Past, Present and Future
  • David Levy — Saturday Keynote

Sunday

  • Robert Stephens, The RTMC: A 50 Year Meeting and Star Party
  • Dorothy Wood — Building of the Palomar Observatory
  • Don Machholz — The Discovery of a Comet from RTMC
  • Michael Fene — Galileo: The Little Planetary Observation Spacecraft That Could
  • Tim Thompson — George Ellery Hale
  • Alan B. Gorski — Astro-Imaging with a Modified Canon 6D Full Frame DSLR
  • Wally Pacholka — How to take stunning Landscape Astrophotos
  • Dr. Marc Rayman – Nasa’s Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt.

RTMC EXPO COMPLETE INFORMATION

The 50th annual RTMC Astronomy Expo will take place from Thursday, May 24th through Monday, May 28th, 2018. It will be held at YMCA Camp Oakes, five miles southeast of Big Bear City, California

RTMC EXPO REGISTRATION


Pre-registration is available before May 6th. After May 6th you may register on-site at premium prices. You may register using a printed registration form or on-line with PayPal

COMMERCIAL EXHIBITORS, VENDORS & CLUBS

Vendors include any business, club, organization, or individual, who wishes to setup a booth and sell any commercial item or service. Clubs can set up for free if they are not selling. A Sponsor has donated to RTMC and is given special recognition both on this website and at the EXPO