Robbins Park (Ambler) StarWatch Tues. April 24th

Next StarWatch, Tuesday April 24th with the Upper Dublin School District StarWatch at Robbins Park. Starwatch begins at dusk, weather permitting. See link on our Calendar Tab (top of this page) for more details and location information.

April 4th with Radio Astronomer Robert Welsh

BMAA Monthly Meeting April 4th  2018 at 7:30 PM 

Join us on Wednesday April 4th for an interesting look at astronomy in the “radio spectrum” of electromagnetic energy. Our guest speaker will be Robert welsh, N3RW. Rob has experience working at several national observatories, working as a college professor, and the defense electronics industry. Our meetings are free and open to the public. (This is our re-scheduled March meeting topic which was snowed out)

Meeting Place: Upper Dublin Lutheran Church 411 Susquehanna Road Ambler, PA

February 7: Guest speaker Paul H. Halpern

The February 7 meeting will feature guest speaker Paul H. Halpern who will present a talk entitled “Black Holes, Wormholes and the Quantum Labyrinth: How Wheeler and Feynman Revolutionized Astronomy and Physics.”
Our monthly meetings at the Upper Dublin Lutheran Church (411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, 19002) are open to the public, beginning at 7:30 pm. Look for the yellow and black BMAA signs.

December 6: Annual show-and-tell meeting.

We will show and describe our latest and greatest astronomy-related gadgets, present and describe objects of interest, give descriptions of interesting trips or experiences and show astro-photograhs. Some of our members are accomplished photographers, showing their photos and providing background on the objects as well as details about equipment and exposure conditions.

Everyone is welcome to attend this informal meeting at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler beginning promptly at 7:30 pm.

November 1 BMAA Meeting: Astro facts and fiction.

One of our long-time members who is a knowledgeable and experienced observer and telescope maker will give a special presentation titled “Astro facts and fiction.” He will cover various aspects of optics, observing and mechanics. As with all of these interesting presentations, you are sure to leave our meeting better-informed than when you arrived.

We will have the usual time to review past and coming activities and to share photos, latest gear and even some experiences from the eclipse (for anyone who missed the September and October meetings).

Our meetings, open to all, begin at 7:30 pm in the usual room at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Rd., Ambler, 19002. Look for the yellow and black sign.