The 34th annual Mt. Kobau Star Party will begin at dusk July 22, 2017 and will end at dawn July 30, 2017

A 25 inch telescope

All the camping comforts

Website Updates Since MKSP 2012

This page is a chronology (latest to oldest) of website updates since the 2012 Mt. Kobau Star Party. .

August 18, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Updated the sponsors list.
2 - Changed menu item under Miscellaneous 2014 as the next star party.
3 - Updated the countdown to reflect next star party in 2014.

August 1, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Amended the Homepage with a call for volunteers to help take the MKSP into the future.
2 - Also added some last minute notes regarding weather, forest fire threat and road conditions as of July 31, 2013.

July 29, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Added the newly updated Challenge List for 2013 contests.

July 27, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Updated the sponsors list with a contribution from Rusty's RV Ranch in south-eastern Arizona.

July 22, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Added new page and menu item - History of MKSP/Miscellaneous/QE II Observatory
2 - Added link to a detailed excerpt pertaining to history of MKSP in the hew page above.
3 - Added links to the National Resources Canada website for to the new page above.

July 19, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Updated the sponsors list with many additions coutesey of All Star Telescope.

July 18, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Updated the sponsors list with an addition from Celestron.

July 10, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Added Richard Christie`s talk information for Saturday August 10.
2 - Updated the sponsors list with an addition from H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.

July 08, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Replaced the Mt. Kobau logo with a brand new logo which also identifies this is our 30th year.

July 06, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Added the updated contest lists for Unaided Eye, Bright Objects and Standard categories.

June 22, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Added another prize donation to the 2013 sponsor's list information.

June 18, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Added more prize donations to the 2013 sponsor's list information.

June 9, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Added more prize donations to the 2013 sponsor's list information.

June 5, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Added more prize donations to the 2013 sponsor's list information.

June 2, 2013 (completion date)
1 - More updates to the 2013 sponsor's list information.

May 29, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Updated 2013 sponsor's list information.

February 12, 2013 (completion date)
1 - Updated 2013 speakers list information. Included new speaker Nic David as well as Lee Johnson and Murray Paulson
2 - Added Nic David bio.
3 - Created and added a simple icon to enable reading of the abstract supplied by Nic David for his talk and added it to the Speakers page.

December 3, 2012 (completion date)
1 - Re-wrote the entire website to give a new look.
2 - Added the Mount Kobau Star Party Society logo to the home page
3 - Added a count-down feature showing the number of days before the next Mt. Kobau Star Party begins.
4 - Validated each of the websites 76 pages with W3C to ensure coding met HTML 1.0 STRICT requirements.
5 - Server general clean-up and housing-keeping

September 6, 2012 (completion date)
1 - Miscellaneous menu changes to reflect 2011 data in the history section and 2013 as the next star party.
2 - Added a 2012 section under menu item History and added a 2011 Prize winner page.
3 - Moved the 2012 Talks page and 2012 Updates record to the History 2012 section.
4 - Added the 2012 group photo to the home page slide show.
5 - Updated the pages under main menu item “2013 Events” to reflect the current status of the 2013 MKSP.