This evening's event is co-sponsored by the:
*** Mesa County Astronomy Club, hosting
** Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA)
* Colorado Archaeological Society- GJ chapter (CAS-GJ)
Col. (Ret) Al Matheson will describe celestial navigation techniques that were in use during the historic period and share some of his collection of antique navigation instruments of the period.
Col. Matheson is a Master Navigator and Senior Space Operations Officer with a decorated career in the Air Force. He is a noted speaker and lecturer on National Historic Trails, aviation archeology, and has been an active leader of the Old Spanish Trail Association.
We will also discuss preliminary plans for a Star Festival tentatively planned for Late May, Early June 2019 time frame.
Especially with 3 organizations promoting this event, it is suggested you arrive early if you hope to get a seat!