Schedule 2016

Monday, October 24
 2:00 - 4:00 PM Ranch Check-in Open (at front gate) 
 7:30 PM Observing Field Road closes/Dark-out
 
Tuesday, October 25 
 2:00 - 4:00 PM Ranch Check-in Open (at front gate) 
 7:30 PM Observing Field Road closes/Dark-out 

Wednesday, October 26 
 2:00 - 4:00 PM Ranch Check-in Open (at front gate)
 7:30 PM Observing Field Road closes/Dark-out 

Thursday, October 27 
 2:00 -4:00 PM Ranch Check-in Open (at front gate)
 7:30 - 11:00 PM Public Observing (nearby communities) 
 7:30 PM Observing Field Road closes/Dark-out 
 
Friday, October 28 
 2:00 - 4:00 PM Ranch Check-in Open (at front gate) 
 4:00-5:00 PM Afternoon Speaker - Stephen Odewahn (Resident Astronomer, UT McDonald)
              Galaxy Morphology and Evolution

 7:30 PM Observing Field Road closes/Dark-out
Saturday, October 29 
 3:00- 4:00 PM Ranch Check-in Open (at the lodge) 
 4:00-5:00 PM Afternoon Speaker - Michael Prokosch (Sam Houston State Univ)
              Astronomy in Chile Educators Ambassadors Program

             ESP Giveaway - Must be Present To Win 

 7:30 PM Observing Field Road closes/Dark-out

Sunday, October 30 
 11 AM Check-out Time

Ranch Meals

Lunch   – 12 noon-12:30 PM
Dinner  – 5:30-6:00 PM

All observing entries: Turn in to Bill Flanagan before Friday and Saturday afternoon talks.


ESP 2016 Door Prize Donors

Doorprizes will be awarded on Saturday afternoon (must be present to win). Please thank these generous 2016 donors:

If you are a vendor, find out about donating doorprizes to ESP!


ESP History

ESP 2003 was held October 22-25, 2003 with 119 attendees
ESP 2004 was held October 13-16, 2004 with 129 attendees registered.
ESP 2005 was held November 2-5, 2005 with 130 attendees registered.
ESP 2006 was held October 18-21, 2006 with 166 attendees registered.
ESP 2007 was held October 10-14, 2007 with 121 attendees registered.
ESP 2008 was held October 27-Nov 2, 2008 with 131 attendees registered.
ESP 2009 was held October 12-18, 2009 with 170 attendees registered.
ESP 2010 was held November 1-7, 2010 with 164 attendees registered.
ESP 2011 was held October 24-30, 2011 with 149 attendees registered.
ESP 2012 was held October 8-14, 2012 with 148 attendees registered.
ESP 2013 was held October 28-November 2, 2013 with 118 attendees registered.
ESP 2014 was held October 20-25, 2014 with 125 attendees registered.
ESP 2015 was held October 5-10, 2015 with 109 attendees registered.
ESP 2016 was held October 24-29, 2016 with 108 attendees registered.