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Virtual Club Meeting

Friday July 16th

The RRAS will host a virtual public meeting on Friday, July 16th, starting at 7:30 PM.  This will be our last virtual meeting, and we will resume our meetings at Rainbow Park Observatory starting in August.

Special guest speaker Dr. Laurie Wells will give a talk on What’s in the Sky this Summer? We will take a tour of the best objects for viewing in July and August - if we can get a break in the clouds! Using Stellarium, we will check out double star Albireo, the Summer Triangle, the Hercules star cluster, the Perseid meteor shower, the planets, and other objects to look for this summer. We will consider objects for viewing with telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye. There will be an electronic handout with helpful information so that attendees can do observing on their own.

The Zoom link is listed below, and the passcode is 505909.  The meeting is limited to the first one hundred participants, so log in as close to 7:30 as you can. 

2021 Meeting Dates
Jan-15 7:30 PM
Feb-19 7:30 PM
Mar-19 7:30 PM
Apr-16 7:30 PM
May-14
7:30 PM
Jun-18 7:30 PM
Jul-16 7:30 PM
Aug-13 7:30 PM
Sept-11
Night Under the Stars Fundraiser
5:00 PM
Oct-8 7:30 PM
Nov-12 7:30 PM
Dec-10 7:30 PM