Join OPT and our many esteemed guests at SCAE 2013 on Saturday, July 13th! As always, we’ll have amazing raffles and giveaways, interesting and entertaining speakers, and awesome equipment to gawk at. SCAE is free, it’s located a 1/2 mile from the beach, and everything is in close proximity to each other. Come find out why the Southern California Astronomy Expo at OPT Telescopes is one of the best astronomy events on the west coast!
There will be speakers, giveaways and a raffle, so this is the perfect event for the whole family! After experiencing some out of this world astronomy info, you can cruise down to the beach and have a relaxing time watching the sunset!
Here’s the schedule of events!
10:00am – Store opens, SCAE begins
11:00am – Talk: Dolores Hill – NASA OSIRIS-REx Mission to Near Earth Asteroid Bennu
12:00pm – Giveaway: Get one free ticket per adult (13+) at OPT ticket booth from 10:00am – 11:55am
2:00pm – Talk: Jim Lafferty – Observing & Imaging Our Sun
3:00pm – Giveaway: Get one free ticket per adult (13+) at OPT ticket booth from 10:00am – 2:55pm
4:00pm – Talk: Ved Chirayath – HiMARC Telescope & Fluid Lensing
5:00pm – Kid’s Giveaway: Get one free ticket per child (3 – 12) at OPT ticket booth from 10:00am – 4:55pm.
5:30pm – Giant SCAE Raffle! Tickets are $2 or $5 each (dependent on prize level), with special savings for certain quantities. All proceeds from this raffle go the International DarkSky Association’s Save Our Stars program.
6:00pm – Store closes.
For more info check out: http://www.optscae.com/