The 31st annual Mt. Kobau Star Party will begin at dusk July 26, 2014 and will end at dawn August 03, 2014

M31 with M32 and M110

NGC253 in Scupltor

103 days until 2014 MKSP

Website Updates Since MKSP 2008

August 8, 2009 (completion date)
1 - Revamped the home page advising of the extreme forest fire hazard in southern British Columbia.

July 6, 2009 (completion date)
1 - Completed the 2009 Observing Program Lists. The majority of changes dealt with RA and DEC of planets and asteroids. No changes were made to the Challenge List as no one was listed as completing the pin requirement for 2008.

July 4, 2009 (completion date)
1 - Re-worded FAQS (item #1) to clearly reflect it is not the MKSP which controls camping on Mt. Kobau at the Provincial Park, but the provincial government.
2 - Cleaned up several tiddly-technical items.

July 2, 2009 (completion date)
1 - Created new footer section for all website pages. This footer includes the names of the sponsors for the current year along with their donations (prizes). Links to sponsor's websites are also provided for those sponsors which have websites.
2 - Removed stale (inactive) links from the Links page.

MAY 21, 2009 (completion date)
1 - Added Richard Christie biography to speakers biography section.
2 - Updated Talks for 2009 page
3 - Cosmetic changes to page borders and header image borders.

APRIL 18, 2009 (completion date)
1 - Added two new categories, “Camera on Tripod” and “Video” to the Astrophotography contest.

DECEMBER 20, 2008 (completion date)
1 - Restructured web pages to simplify future expansion. This update is for the webmaster and is transparent to the users.

SEPT. 7, 2008 (completion date)
1 - A general restructuring of menu items to accomodate 2009 information.
2 - Moved 2008 information to menu item “History of MKSP”.
3 - Added 2008 images & names of prize winners.
4 - Added new menu item “Website Updates” which is the page you are reviewing now.
5 - Added new menu item “Observing Pins”. Look under menu item “History of MKSP” then under “MKSP 2008”
6 - Added names and program for those who earned observing pins at the 2008 Mt. Kobau Star Party.