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2019 NAI Chesapeake Workshop - Green Bank Observatory

Ssshhh! Keep it Quiet at Green Bank Observatory!

If you’re serious about getting away from social media for a day, this is the trip for you! We will enter the federal Radio Quiet Zone to visit the Green Bank Observatory in Green Bank, WV. On Sunday afternoon, Green Bank staff will take us on a tour of the facility, showing us how they interpret their site and the astronomical research that happens there.

Workshop Fee Schedule

Total Fee for Early Bird Member $65
Total Fee for Early Bird Non-Member $100
Last Day for Early Bird is August 5
Total Fee for Member after August 5 $75
Total Fee for Non-Member after August 5 $110
Last day to Register is August 26

Your workshop fee includes all of the following:

Sunday, Sept 8, 3:00pm  - Tour of Green Bank Observatory (by bus)
Sunday, Sept 8, 5:30pm -  Supper in the Residence Hall
Sunday, Sept 8, 6:30pm - Interpretive Sessions and Use of Optical Telescopes
****Overnight Lodging in the GBO Residence Hall****
Monday, Sept 9, 8:00am - Breakfast in the Residence Hall
Monday, Sept 9, 9:00am - Interpretive Sessions
Monday, Sept 9, 10:45am - Roundtable/Brainstorming - Interpretation of GBO's Nature Trail

Lodging in the GBO Residence Hall

Rooms have two twin beds and a private bath. Double occupancy is required – you will be assigned a roommate if you register as a single with no preference. Linens and towels are provided.

Cancellation Policy

There will be a non-refundable processing fee of $10 for any cancellation. Cancellation requests must be made in writing by email to no later than August 19, 2019. After that date, refunds will be given only by review of the regional leadership.

For Additional Information Contact:

Patricia Dietly at or 814-.450.3113
Ken Rosenthal at or 703.228.3403
9/8/2019 - 9/9/2019
Green Bank Observatory 155 Observatory Road PO Box 2 Green Bank, WV 24944 UNITED STATES