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Next Meeting

RASC April Meeting

Friday 17th April 2015

7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

RASC General Assembly by Quinn Smith, Patrick Kelly and Paul Gray

The 5 W's of the 2015 RASC General Assembly

By now all Halifax members should be aware that "We" will be hosting the General Assembly of the RASC this summer at Saint Mary's University.

At this meeting the speakers will present our upcoming GA to the Centre. Learn what all is involved in partaking in a GA and the fun it can be, the people you can meet and great talks you can here. You will also havea tour of the GA website and the ways you can register to be part of the event. Lastly learn how you can help out at the event and the many task, big and small that we members like you to do!

Saint Mary's University

Sobey's Building, Room SB265 in the Sobeys Building; Note this is not our regular room!(Map)

Upcoming meetings:

  • May 15, 2015--Members Night!"

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About Monthly Meetings

Regular meetings open to everyone. Note that we have recently changed meeting rooms! They are held at Saint Mary's University in Room AT101 (Atrium Building). Meetings are held monthly (except July and August) beginning at 8:00 PM, normally on the third Friday.

A typical meeting consists of one or more feature talks. The main talks cover a variety of topics ranging from astronomical stamps to the latest advances in the space sciences. Shorter talks also cover a variety of topics such as: "what's up in the current sky", the latest astrophotographs by club members, or the unveiling of a new telescope.

Observing Night at Saint Croix Observatory

Members may be found observing at the Saint Croix Observatory on almost every clear, dark night. Once a month, we encourage members and their guests to congregate at SCO, at which time new members are particularly welcome. Upcoming Observing Nights are:

Upcoming Observing Nights

(weather permitting, alternate is following evening)

Members are advised to sign up to the email discussion list to keep up to date on gatherings of fellow observers. For more information, contact the Observing Chair, Alex LeCreux alecreux_AT_eastlink.ca.

Library Talks

For Jan-Feb 2015, see Astronomy Nova Scotia.