The May RASC meeting will take place on:

Wednesday May 17, 2023 7:30 pm

(masks recommended for in-person meeting)

Memorial University of Newfoundland

  • Report on "International Astronomy Day"
  • Presentations: Blake Nancarrow & Member's Night

    Presentation 1. Blake Nancarrow (RASC National Observing Committee Chair) will talk about the RASC Observing Certificate Program.

    From a young age, Blake Nancarrow taught himself astronomy and acquired his first telescope in 1990. Unsatisfied in the hobby, he joined RASC in 2007 as an experiment. Now a member of the London Centre, Blake chairs the national Observing Committee and administers the Backyard and Stellarium training. He is an operator of the David Dunlap Observatory 74-inch reflecting telescope. He likes double stars a lot and has split 1743 pairs to date. Last May, Blake was stationed at Killarney Provincial Park Observatory, in association with the York University Allan I. Carswell Observatory, as the first Astronomer-In-Residence.

    Presentation 2. Members will be making short presentations of their astronomy-related projects and activities or initiate discussion of questions related to their equipment, or observation efforts.

    Presentation 3. Randy Dodge will outline some of the new all-in-one smart telescopes including the ZWO Seestar S50 he has ordered.

    Presentation 4. ?? May be time for you !.

  • Observation Reports
  • Observing Chair: The Sky Next Month

Members will be emailed log-in credentuals for the meeting.
If a non-member would like to view this meeting, please email us.


Please Note: Meetings normally take place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, September to June.

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