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Updates on WildFires and 2022 MKSP

August 12, 2022
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The start of MKSP 2022 is just over a week away, and we’re very excited about the amount of interest shown in the “rebirth” of our star party after two years off. There is also concern — as usual —
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MKSP in 3 weeks!

August 2, 2022
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This image is of the morning sky taken at the last MKSP in 2019.   For this all you need is a good cell phone camera, this shows the Milky Way in Perseus.  Also there is The Andromeda and Triangulum Galaxies.
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Getting ready to do it again!

July 23, 2022
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Are you getting ready for MKSP?  The last time I took my rig out to BC was in 2019 for MKSP.  This was snapped on our way to the Star Party.  at the rest area just across the Kicking Horse
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Kemble’s Cascade and Six Degrees of Separation (Camelopardalis)

July 11, 2022
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Fr. Lucian Kemble attended the MKSP back in its first decade. I found him delightful in conversation, which was continually interrupted on our walks whenever he saw a little weed poking through a clump of mud, prompting him to exclaim

Portfolio Updates

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Happy Hour on the Mountain – MKSP 2014

August 11, 2022
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Every afternoon, before the evening talk, and observing sessions, some attendees enjoy some time visiting with each  other, here we have a small group socializing at a campsite up at the summit by  the tower in 2014. This was before
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Owl Cluster and it’s Environs

July 22, 2022
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NGC 457 (also designated Caldwell 13, and known as the Dragonfly Cluster, E.T. Cluster, Owl Cluster, Kachina Doll Cluster or Phi Cassiopeiae Cluster) is an open star cluster in the constellation Cassiopeia.
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Looking down from the knoll

July 22, 2022
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The Lower Campsite in the 1980s.  This is what it looked like in the early days of MKSP.
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Fire near the Mountain

July 21, 2022
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from 2019