Meetings of Halifax¬†Centre are from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month (except July and August).¬†There may be exceptions if the date falls on a holiday weekend.
DATE: Saturday, March 7th, 2020
TIME: 1:00 - 4:30 PM
PLACE: Saint Mary's University,¬†Loyola Building, Room L173
923 Robie Street,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Please note the change in location to the Loyola Building. A link to the campus map is provided.
Halifax Centre members and the general public are welcomed to attend this regularly held Members' Meeting. Dave Chapman will enlighten us as to¬†What's Up?¬†in the night sky to observe. Judy Black will provide¬†news from the¬†Board. Along with¬†information about upcoming outreach events, Paul Heath will read¬†his poem in¬†Food for the Soul. The¬†Observer‚Äôs Handbook presentation will¬†highlight¬†dwarf planets.¬†Wayne Harasimovitch will have the Library available for members to¬†browse.¬†
Presentation:¬†Blair MacDonald and Jerry Black will be presenting the 1st of 3 short presentations on the Anatomy of an Imaging System: What Toys do you Need? Part 1. This series will provide¬†an introduction to those interested in astro-imaging, and will conclude with a night at SCO in May to put into practice what's learned during this mini-series.
Special Presentation: Jennifer¬†& John¬†Read will be launching their new book¬†50 Animals That Have Been to Space. Come hear about the variety of animals that have helped us¬†learn how to survive in the skies above us as early as the 1700's. A duck, rooster and chicken in a hot air balloon, 2 chickens and a snake in a rocket, and so much more. Hard cover editions of¬†their book will be available for purchase for $20.00 at the meeting. John is¬†a member of Halifax¬†Centre¬†and has served on the Board of Directors and the Nova East Planning Committee.
2020 RASC Halifax Centre¬†meetings:¬†
- Saturday, March 7
- Saturday, April 4
- Saturday, May 2
- Saturday, June 6
- no meetings in July and August
- Saturday, September 12 (the weekend¬†after Labour Day)
- Saturday, October 3
- Saturday, November 7
- Saturday, December 5 (includes¬†the AGM)¬†
We frequently continue our get-together with supper at a local restaurant after the meeting. Come and join us!