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October 7: Our featured presentation is BLACK HOLES! Kelli C. Spangler MS, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Montgomery County Community College, will focus on Black Hole theories of evolution which are going through an evolution of their own. With new data arriving regularly, astronomers have discovered conditions
September 2: All our meetings are open to the public. We have sharing time for observing highlights, astrophotographs and observing experiences. Our featured presentation, by Bob Black, from Skies Unlimited, focused on eyepieces and their impact on
There are new publications posted in the Newsletter page. The new ones are: Constellation: Vol30-No.2a_Spring_Supplement_2015 Constellation: Vol30-No.2b_Spring_Second_Supplement_2015 Constellation: Vol30-No.3_Summer_2015
Our featured presentation was given by Valentino Gonzales (LTC USAF- Master Navigator), former director of the Imax Theater and Fels Planetarium-Franklin institute Science Museum. He described how celestial navigation works. It uses angular measurements (sights) between celestial bodies and the visible horizon to
We offered a telescope clinic that was open to the public. Several people brought a variety of telescopes, to have checked out. We were fortunate to have partial clearing in the west, and we did some observing of Venus and Jupiter, located close together in the sky. All our meetings are open to the public.