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What is happening for MKSP 2024

If you were wondering… yes, plans are proceeding for MKSP 2024, set to run from August 3 to 11. We’re approaching this year’s event as we always have, hopeful for the clear dark skies that have drawn us to Mt
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Notice of a Memorial Service for Lee Johnson

Posted recently by Blake Rurik I just wanted to let everyone know that Lee’s memorial service will be held on Saturday September 23 at 1:00 pm at St Helen’s Anglican Church (reception at St Helen’s afterwards) for those who are
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Important Notice – Cancellation of 2023 MKSP

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In a meeting to consider whether MKSP 2023 can proceed given the risks posed by the nearby Eagle Bluff Wildfire, organizers of the star party tonight voted unanimously to CANCEL. Our primary motivator in making this decision is,
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Eagle Bluff Fire – WILDFIRE SOUTH OF MT KOBAU

Our good fortune with southern BC wildfires this summer being few in number and distant from Mt. Kobau has come to a rather dramatic end. Yesterday afternoon a fire started just across the border in Washington state and quickly burned
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Kobau Friends

Gerry Knight sings his original composition “Kobau Friends” to wrap up the star party in 2019. We are looking forward to 8 Nights of Observing at the upcoming MKSP in a few days.
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MKSP 2023 and the Perseid Meteor Shower

The 2023 Perseid Meteor Shower will be the opening event of this years star party. The peak of the shower is set to happen the Opening Night August 12-13th. Come early!
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MKSP 2023 is just 18 days away!

MKSP is just 18 days away, and we’re getting ever-more-conscious of weather and sky conditions as the days go by. A lot can happen in 18 days, but so far the summer of 2023 has been kind to the southern
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A place to tell the stories of MKSP

Do you have a story to tell about your experience at MKSP?   Tell it here, some poetry to share, something you saw, people you have met.  This could be interesting stories about the people, the equipment and the things they
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Lee Johnson Tribute

As plans proceed for MKSP 2023, we are stricken at the news that one of our deepest devotees, Lee Johnson, has passed suddenly at his home in Vancouver suddenly on Monday, July 10th, at the age of 79. This year’s
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All about 2023

The work to get ready for 2023 is already well underway, we have speakers for Thursday, Friday. The pages are updated and more will be added before the start of the Star Party.
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