Rose City Astronomer Star Party at OMSI Hancock Field Station March 28 and 29, 2003

Hancock Field Station is located about 3 miles east of Clarno, Oregon at about the 25 mile marker on highway 218. Hancock Field Station is managed by OMSI. The three primary viewing areas at Hancock Field Station are DOB Valley, Cassegrain Hill and Refractor Ridge. All types of telescopes are used at each viewing area.

DOB Valley DOB Valley

On Cassegrain Hill looking east at DOB Valley

On Cassegrain Hill looking east at DOB Valley

Refractor Ridge Refractor Ridge

Refractor Ridge, bottom center

Refractor Ridge, bottom left corner

Refractor Ridge and Cassegrain Hill Vixen refractor telescope

On Refractor Ridge looking at Cassegrain Hill

Sean's Astronomy Shop showing solar prominences with their new hydrogen-alpha solar filter on a Vixen refractor telescope.

Cassegrain Hill David Haworth CG-11 and Argonaut

Cassegrain Hill

David Haworth's Celestron CG-11 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope and Orion Argonaut™ 150mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope on Cassegrain Hill

Cassegrain Hill DOB Valley

Cassegrain Hill

DOB Valley

Photos of Camp Hancock star parties

Astronomy photos taken at Camp Hancock star parties

Star Field