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October Public Meeting

Friday, October 23, 7:30 PM

On Friday, October 23rd, at 7:30 PM, the Rio Rancho Astronomical Society will host a virtual public meeting.  The meeting is limited to one hundred participants on a first-come, first-served basis.  Pre-registration is required, and this can be done by clicking on the link below.  The day before the meeting, an email will be sent out to the first one hundred pre-registered people with instructions for joining the virtual meeting.

RRAS President Jon Schuchardt will discuss the Astronomical League’s bewildering number of programs designed to help amateur astronomers hone their observing skills.  The Sun, the Moon, the planets, asteroids, comets, double stars, galaxies, globular clusters, planetary nebulae, and many other celestial wonders provide endless opportunities for study and skill development.  Most AL observing programs reward completion with a certificate and a pin.  Mr. Schuchardt will present an overview, highlight core programs, discuss record-keeping, provide sample observations, and explain what it takes to earn a certificate.  Please join us!

Link to Pre-Register for October Meeting

2020 Meeting Dates
January 31 7:30 PM
February 28 7:30 PM
March 27 7:30 PM
April 24 7:30 PM
May 2
National Astronomy Day
5:00 PM
June 26 7:30 PM
July 24 7:30 PM
August 21 7:30 PM
September 18
Zoom Meeting
(Pre-registration required)
7:30 PM
October 23
Zoom Meeting
(Pre-registration required)
7:30 PM
November 20 7:30 PM