The Astronomy Club of Tulsa
(ACT) is proud to host the 2003
Convention of the Mid-States Region of the Astronomical
League. This 53rd annual
convention will be held June 20-22,
2003on the campus of
the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Dr. William Romanishin, Professor of Physics at
the University of Oklahoma., has agreed to participate as our Keynote Speaker
for the evening of June 21, 2003.
Dr. David Lien, Professor of
Physics at OklahomaStateUniversity, has been invited as a speaker for 2003 MSRAL.
Dr. P. Clay Sherrod of the
Arkansas Sky Observatory has been confirmed as a speaker at MSRAL 2003.
Thanks to those people who sent abstracts and bios during
the Call for Papers. The papers will be added to the schedule and a talk
schedule for June 21st will be posted.
Burgess Optical has been invited to be a
vendor. Please visit the Vendor Page for more
Hardin Optical has agreed to sponsor the
convention through a door prize donation. Check out the door prize on
our Vendor Page and visit the Hardin Optical
site for a wide array of products.
Software Bisque, the makers of "The Sky" software package have kindly
committed to send several door prizes for MSRAL
Orion telescopes has provided 2 door prizes for MSRAL 2003. Please visit
their site at www.telescope.com
Door prizes have
recently been provided by Bushnell performance optics. You can visit
their site at www.bushnell.com
Space Software has sent a copy of Starry Night Backyard as a door prize
for MSRAL 2003