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A description about eye anatomy and visual observing will answer questions about why we need to dark adapt, why we don’t see colors when observing and, if you wear glasses, is it necessary to wear them when observing.
Star Charts: an historical perspective by a former director of LVAAS. He’s been studying and collecting antique star charts and atlases for 30 years. He will take us on a journey from the dawn of printing in the 15th century to modern times, showing us how maps of the heavens have evolved
Join us for our annual holiday meeting on January 4th; it’s a good opportunity to socialize,share experiences and also to have a little fun. Since this is the year of the much awaited Solar eclipse, you will have a chance to test your knowledge about solar eclipses and other astronomy-related
Please join us for our December 7 BMAA meeting, beginning at 7:30 pm at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, PA 19002. Look for our black and yellow signs. We are fortunate to have a special presentation by a member who will have give a demonstration on “Star Hopping
The featured presentation for our November 2 meeting will emphasize intermediate level astrophotography using a portable imaging setup. Topics covered will include: – Uunderstanding image noise and the importance of long exposures and dark sky, – Why to guide? – Choosing a scope, mount (from barn door tracker to GEM) and