December 2: Astronomy Flea Market

Our December 2 meeting will feature a brief show-and-tell session followed by an ASTRONOMY FLEA MARKET of items such as telescopes, binoculars, telescope accessories, astrophotography equipment, tripods, mounts and books. Since we are cleaning out our closets, we don’t know exactly what items will turn up. Tables will be available…

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November 4 Meeting: Share your 2015 Photographs

Our featured presentation will be sharing our 2015 astronomy-related photographs. All categories (nightscapes, solar, planetary, deep sky, etc.) and skill levels (beginner to expert) are welcome. We’ll view the photographs and hear about the techniques and equipment used to obtain them. The public is welcome to attend; bring your photographs…

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October 7 Monthly Meeting: Black Holes!

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…

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September 2 Meeting: Featured presentation about eyepieces!

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 our visual observing experience. Bob covered fundamentals of eyepiece design and use,…

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