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ASTRONOMICON
'Rochester's  Science  Fiction  Convention'
since  1991
From  The  Rochester  Fantasy  Fans
Rochester,  NY

ASTRONOMICON 11

NOVEMBER 6-8, 2009

Author GoH: Mike Resnick

Artist GoH: Mitchell D. Bentley

Fan GoH: Paul (Crazy Egor) Meyer

Radisson Inn

175 Jefferson Road

Rochester, New York

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Past  Astronomicons

Program Badge . T-Shirt Poster
1991 badge
We don' 
need no
stinkin' badges...
Astronomicon  1 
Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 1991      Marketplace  Inn
Writer GoH:     Geary  Gravel
Artist GoH:           Courtney Skinner
Fan GoH:              Larry  'the Doctor'  Stewart
1991 shirt .
A2 badge Astronomicon 2
March  5-7,  1993     Radisson  Inn  (Jefferson  Rd.)
Author GoH:           MichaelSwanwick
Artist GoH:     Phil Foglio 
Fan GoH:              Gundersons 

Filk:                 Ookla  the  Mok  =  photo
Guests:    Nancy Kress,  S.M. Stirling,  S.N.  Lewitt,  Rob Sawyer,  Larry Stewart,  Thom  Metzger,  Marcos  Donnelly
A2 shirt A2 poster
A3 badge Astronomicon 3
March  4-6,  1994   Radisson  Inn  (Jefferson Rd.)
Author GoH:           Jack Chalker
Artist GoH:     Kelly & Laura Freas 
Media GoH:     Grace Lee Whitney
Fan GoH:       Wombat
Guests:    Nancy KressRob  Sawyer,  Larry Stewart,
Panel Participants:  John-Allen Price,  Mary  Stanton,  Sarah Higley,  Herbie  J. Pilato,  Dr. David G. Stephenson, Doranna DurginMark A. Garland,Warren  Lapin,  Joe  Orsak,  D.  Cameron   Calkins,  Matt  Webb,  Nick  DiChario,  Devon  Tavern, Harold  Hamblet, Joe  Ecklin,    Frances D. Sprague,
A3  shirt .
A4 guide A4 badge Astronomicon 4
March  3-5, 1995   Radisson/Rochester Plaza
Author GoH:          David Drake
Artist GoH:     Jeff  Menges
Fan GoH:      Lloyd & Yvonne Penney 
Filk:               Ookla the Mok
Special Guest:   Jan Howard Finder  (Wombat)
Guests:    Nancy Kress, John-Allen Price,Larry Stewart 
Panel Participants:  Sarah Higley, Doranna Durgin, Mark A. Garland,Judith R. Conley, Dr. David G. Stephenson, Steve Carper, Frances D. Sprague, D. Cameron  Calkins, Ken Gale , Nick  DiChario, MercyVan Vlack
. .
needed A5 badge Astronomicon 5
March  1-3, 1996  Radisson/Rochester Plaza
Author GoH:    Rob Sawyer
Artist GoH:     Tom Kidd
Fan GoH:       Bjo Trimble
. .
A-6 A6 badge Astronomicon 6
Feb. 28 - March 2,  1997   Radisson  Inn  (Jefferson  Rd.)
Author GoH:          Tanya Huff
Artist GoH:     Susan Van Camp
Fan GoH:              Jay Kay Klein 
Panel Participants:  Doranna Durgin, Mark A. Garland
Dr. David G. Stephenson,  D. Cameron  Calkins
Lois  Gresh, Nancy  Kress ,  Mark  Harmon, Rob  SawyerJohn-Allen  Price,  David  DeGraf,  Nick  DiChario
. .
2001 guide 2001 badge

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Astronomicon  2001   (7)    'Diversity  in  Science  Fiction' 
Feb. 9-11, 2001 Four Points Sheraton
Author GoH:    Steve Barnes
Artist GoH:     N. Taylor Blanchard
Comic GoH:    Dwayne McDuffie
Gaming GoH:    Michael Pondsmith
Fan GoH:       Dennette  'The  Wiz'  Harrod
2001 shirt 2001 poster
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Astronomicon 2002  (8)  
'What  can  Brown  do  for  you?'
Nov.  1-3, 2002   Four  Points  Sheraton
Author GoH:    David  Weber
Artist GoH:     Ruth   Thompson
Fan GoH:       Forrest  J.  Ackerman
Filk  GoH:            Michael  'Moonwulf'  Lolngcor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Astronomicon 2005  (9)  
Nov.  11-13, 2005   Clarion Riverside Hotel
Author GoH:
    Spider and Jeanne Robinson
Artist GoH:     Bob Eggleton
Fan GoH:       Erwin "Filthy Pierre" Strauss
Filk  GoH:            Roberta Rogow
Editor GoH: Robert Weinberg
Anime GoH: Steve Bennett
 

 

 
   Astronomicon 2006  (10)  
Women in Science Fiction

Nov.  10-12, 2006   Clarion Riverside Hotel
Author GoH:
Catherine Asaro
Artist GoH:   Julie Bell
Fan GoH:       Bjo & John Trimble
Editor GoH: Toni Weisskopf
Young Adult GoH: Julie Czerneda
Special GoH: Pamela Sargent
   
   
 Astronomicon 11 
Nov.  6-8, 2009 Radisson Inn Rochester
Author GoH: Mike Resnick
Artist GoH: Mitchell Bentley
Fan GoH: Paul (Crazy Egor) Meyer
   
    ASTRONOMICON  PHOTOS  NEEDED
If  you  have  any,  please  write: 
photos@rochesterfantasyfans.org

 

 

 

 


 

Before Astronomicon, 
there was the  Rochester Fantasy Fair. 
Fantasy Fair  1
was held at  Charllott Beach Park.   Aug.  16,  1980?
There were speaches, videos, dealers, and costumes.
And admission was FREE.
Rover Wayne costume dealers
GOH:  Rover   from  The Prisoner Chairman
Wayne Brown
Costume Dealers
Fantasy  Fair  2
Was  co-produced  with  the  URSFS 
Held  it  UofR,  on  March  28,  1981 
More  activities  and  still  FREE
(photos  needed)


 


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