Tuesday, Feb. 16 – Ben Schuetz, owner of a privately owned observatory in Boquete dedicated to Optical SETI searches.http://optical-seti.org/SETI is an acronym for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. The Boquete Optical SETI Observatory is located 3 miles from Boquete at 4400 feet on a southern slope of Volcan Baru. It was constructed beginning in 2008. The observatory has a newly fabricated 20 inch Newtonian with a piggybacked 14 inch classical Cassegrain for tracking.
Location: BCP Theater in downtown Boquete, across the river and next to the Feria Grounds.