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2019 Winter Star Party Sponsors

The Southern Cross Astronomical Society and The Winter Star Party wish to thank all of our sponsors and vendors for thier generous donations to our door prizes for our 35th Anniversary. Over the years you have never failed to support us and bring with you the newest, cutting edge products in astronomy and it's related fields. We are always happy to see our old friends.
We had several new vendors and donars this year to include Blue Ridge Chairworks, StellarVision, Far Labratories, Spectrum Telescopes and Simulation Curriculum. We welcome our new friends and hope to see you all again next year!

We have a couple of special thank you's we would like to note as they each made cash donations to the Girl Scouts to be used specifically for Camp Wesumpkee.
Marcus Ludas $2000.00
Brry and Donna Crist $430.00

In addition to his donation to the girl scouts, Marcus has opened a business in Pennsylvania, (Outdoor Sport Optics) and will donate $1.00 for every $100 dollars in sales for 2019.
look for the link to his webstie on our home page.

In closing we would also like to thank those who attended a special memorial for WSP founder Tippy D'Auria in the "Valley Of The Dobs".
Some of Tippy's ashes were spread at his favorite place to be at the star party. He will be observing with us forever..............

Thank you again,
Sincerely,

Russ Brick, President
Southern Cross Astronomical Society


2019 Winter Star Party Door Prizes, Donars and Winners List



  • CSI Camera - Camera Concepts - John McDonald
  • Helio Pod - Alan Rifkin (Far Labratories)- Paul Jones
  • The Sky Professional - Software Bisque - Paul Jones
  • The Deep Kky Annals (6 Vol Set) - Williamm-Bell Inc - Lewis Church
  • $200 Gift Certificte - Starlight Instruments - Nelta Cherry
  • Mobile Phone telescope - Spectrum Telescopes - Nelta Cherry
  • Dove Tail Plate - Disc Mounts - Charles Darrow
  • $100. Gift Certificate - Howie Glatter (Pac Sun) - Charles Darrow
  • Tee shirt - Infinitees - Charles Darrow
  • 13" solar filter - Spectrum Telescopes - Mike Stepian
  • 66mm lens - Spectrum Telescopes - Terrill Park
  • Heliscope - Alan Rifkin (Far Labratories)- Terrill Park
  • The Annals Deep Sky -6 Vol Set - Williamm-Bell Inc - T L Taylor
  • Tee shirt - Infinitees - T L Taylor
  • Hat - Infinitees - T L Taylor
  • Tee shirt - Infinitees - Dennis O'Day
  • The Deep Sky Annals (6 vol. set) - Williamm-Bell Inc - Dennis O'Day
  • Tee shirt - StellarVision - Craig Colbert
  • Helio Pod - Alan Rifkin (Far Labratories)- Craig Colbert
  • WSP Diorama - Barry Crist - Chris Friedersdorf
  • Peach State Star Gaze ticket - Atlanta Astronomy Club - Lori Davis
  • Tee shirt - Infinitees - Lori Davis
  • Oki Tex Star Party tickets - Oklahoma City Astronomy Club - David Norris
  • Helio Pod - Alan Rifkin (Far Labratories)- David Norris
  • Helio Pod - Alan Rifkin (Far Labratories)- Thomas Tinta
  • Tee shirt - Infinitees - Thomas Tinta
  • Hat - Infinitees - Thomas Tinta
  • Helio Pod - Alan Rifkin (Far Labratories)- Tares Rabursky
  • Mobile Phone telescope - Spectrum Telescopes - Tares Rabursky
  • Tee shirt - Disc Mounts - Tares Rabursky
  • Binoculars - Oberwerk - Steven Wood
  • Tee shirt - Oberwerk - Steven Wood
  • Sky Safari Pro 6 - Simulation Curriculum - Michael Neffer
  • Peach State Star Gaze ticket - Atlanta Astronomy Club - Michael Neffer
  • Oki Tex Star Party tickets Oklahoma City Astronomy Club - Les King
  • Solar filter - Spectrum Telescopes - Rodney Russell
  • binocular - Spectrum Telescopes - Rodney Russell
  • Tee shirt - Disc Mounts - Rodney Russell
  • Helio Pod - Alan Rifkin (Far Labratories) - Jim Pickering
  • Optimus Eyepiece - Stella View - Jim Pickering
  • Custom built observing chair - Blue Ridge Chairworks - Bruce Collier
  • Dove Tail Plate - Disc Mounts - Raymond Whatley
  • Tee shirt - Disc Mounts - Raymond Whatley
  • Starry Night Pro license - Simulation Curriculum - Raymond Whatley
  • Mars Puzzle - SCAS/WSP - Arwen Dowers
  • Mars Puzzle - SCAS/WSP - Jolee Ludes
  • Microscope - Explore Scientific - Sean Patterson
  • 31 mm Naigler eyepiece - TeleVue Optics - Mike Bechtel
  • Helio Pod - Alan Rifkin (Far Labratories) - Mike Bechtel
  • 1982 Vintage Tasco 36T 6" Reflector - StellarVision - Gary Whiston
  • 102 4" TB Telescope Airspace Triplet - Explore Scientific - Charlie Perillo


  • $2000.00 donation to the Girl Scouts to restore Camp Wesmukee Marcus Ludes Camp Wesumkee
  • $430.00 donation to the Girl Scouts to restore Camp Wesmukee Marcus Ludes Camp Wesumkee