Nightfall 2017 at Palm Canyon Resort


Last updated 10/19/2017 at 3:35pm

Here is the schedule for the events happening during Borrego Days at the Palm Canyon Resort.


10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Daniel Mounsey

What's New & Exciting in the Astronomy Market–Woodland Hills Telescope

Simon Tang

Including the Primalucelab–Eagle 2 Wifi Controller

11:00 a.m. – Noon

Don Pensack

Eyepieces Etc;

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Solar Eclipse Show and Tell, bring by your favorite images for display on our LCD projector and if you'd like, tell us briefly about your adventure.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Simon Tang

Beginners Astrophotography Workshop

First hour - capturing your images, second hour - basic processing

Special event:

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m .: Welcome Reception at Big Horn Bar & Grill

8:00 p.m .: Scorpion hunting, bring your UV flashlight at the Amphitheater.


10:00 a.m. – Noon

Eric Blackhurst

Premium Workshop Part 1

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Road Tripping, Panel Discussion on Taking Your Equipment on the Road

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Eric Blackhurts

Premium Workshop Part 2

Eric Blackhurt's class is a premium workshop and tickets are still available at the door.

Special event:

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m .: Swap Meet (New for 2017)

10:30 a.m. – Noon: Solar Viewing, far east side of RV Park. See the sun through a lunt double-stack 152 mm & more.

4:30 p.m .: Potluck dinner, all are invited

7:00 p.m .: Nightfall Skytour by Dennis Mammana at the Amphitheater

9:00 p.m .: Woodland Hills Telescope Ice Cream Social at the Big Horn Bar & Grill. Be sure to bring your yellow ticket.

If you have any questions, contact the front desk or Mark Melynk, organizer for Nightfall at 323-385-6134.

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