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by Wabi Sabi
Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: 2014 On-Playa Project Fundraisers
Topic: Black Rock Observatory Fundraiser
Replies: 10
Views: 1587

Re: Black Rock Observatory Fundraiser

Major Tom is our in-orbit poet laureate! We are going to have a 20in dob, solar telescope, radio telescope, open air planetarium, and 2 domes! Plus the Mars Rover Art Car will be there!
by Wabi Sabi
Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: 2014 On-Playa Project Fundraisers
Topic: Black Rock Observatory Fundraiser
Replies: 10
Views: 1587

Re: Black Rock Observatory Fundraiser

Thanks everyone! We passed our solar telescope stretch goal today! WOO HOO! On Thursday night we're planning a HUUUUGE party and Friday morning we have a special Sun Celebration to watch the sun rise and now we'll have the solar telescope to watch it rise in all it's upfront glory! Next up is a radi...
by Wabi Sabi
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: 2014 On-Playa Project Fundraisers
Topic: Black Rock Observatory Fundraiser
Replies: 10
Views: 1587

Re: Black Rock Observatory Fundraiser

we'll have lectures with astrophysicists, aerospace engineers, programmers, astrobiologists (i call them alien hunters!), and archeoastronomers AND a HUUUUUGE space party on Thursday night!
by Wabi Sabi
Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: 2014 On-Playa Project Fundraisers
Topic: Black Rock Observatory Fundraiser
Replies: 10
Views: 1587

Black Rock Observatory Fundraiser

The Black Rock Observatory's Kickstarter is under way! The Black Rock Observatory, the BRO, is the first ever observatory at Burning Man! The stars are amazing at night and now we're bringing you a 20" Dobsonian telescope that you can peer into and see planets and nebulas. If we reach our goal, we w...
by Wabi Sabi
Mon May 12, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: BRO solar telescope at Figment NYC June 7-8
Replies: 3
Views: 506

BRO solar telescope at Figment NYC June 7-8

Darlings! We just got our proposal approved for to bring a solar telescope to Figment on June 7th and 8th! It's coming up fast but we still need help! We're looking to turn an ordinary looking telescope into a mutant steampunk fantastical scope! Welders, sculptors, makers, doers, hackers.... lend us...
by Wabi Sabi
Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: BRAS Telescope
Replies: 9
Views: 876

Re: BRAS Telescope

hello good people of eplaya! The list of things we need to start preparing for playa is growing! In addition to the electric winch and an 8ft ladder needed in ny for this weekend, we also need someone who can help us fundraise and work with us on our Kickstarter! ummm, that's not necessarily needed ...
by Wabi Sabi
Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: BRAS Telescope
Replies: 9
Views: 876

Re: BRAS Telescope

It actually looks like we really need an electrical one for our tests. Thanks though!
by Wabi Sabi
Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: BRAS Telescope
Replies: 9
Views: 876

Re: BRAS Telescope

I'm putting out a call for a winch. Does anyone in the NY area have one we can borrow to experiment with? We're looking for something similar to this: http://www.harborfreight.com/automotive-motorcycle/winches/2500-lb-electric-atvutility-winch-with-wireless-remote-control-61297.html?utm_referrer=dir...
by Wabi Sabi
Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: BRAS Telescope
Replies: 9
Views: 876

Re: BRAS Telescope

We're putting the word out for volunteers! We need a welder or metal worker with sheet metal tools and a CNC machine who can assist us in building critically important components of the telescope who is local to the metropolitan New York area or within driving distance. If you are someone like this ...
by Wabi Sabi
Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: BRAS Telescope
Replies: 9
Views: 876

Re: BRAS Telescope

Thanks for the link! I'm going to check it out later :-)
by Wabi Sabi
Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: BRAS Telescope
Replies: 9
Views: 876

Re: BRAS Telescope

Check out our facebook page... more details coming soon! https://www.facebook.com/BlackRockAstronomicalSociety
by Wabi Sabi
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: BRAS Telescope
Replies: 9
Views: 876

BRAS Telescope

The Black Rock Astronomical Society is bringing a telescope to the playa! We've joined forces with the Black Rock Observatory to bring a Dobsonian telescope with a 20" aperture out to BRC so those wandering away from the lights of the esplanade can peek in and view the stars.... or planets.... or ne...
by Wabi Sabi
Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Lost Gadgets (Cameras, Phones, MP3 Players)
Topic: LOST Samsung model l 100 red on Friday night
Replies: 0
Views: 103

LOST Samsung model l 100 red on Friday night

I lost it on Friday night during the Man burn probably somewhere between the Man and 3:15 and Esplanade by the 3:00 promenade. Probably a lot of pictures at Kostume Kult and of King Kong, maybe some of prebuild week, some of the Toothbrush sculpture and Zhenya's memorial white Balloon Chain and some...
by Wabi Sabi
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: 2013 Share Resources
Topic: rideshare from SF to Reno for Monday Early Arrival
Replies: 8
Views: 485

rideshare from SF to Reno for Monday Early Arrival

my friend and I are looking for a ride share from San Francisco to Reno on Sunday 8/18. Early Arrival woo hoo!!!!

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