Location: Chemistry/Physics Building, MUN
Time: 8:00 pm
Doug gave the usual introduction, and extolled the benefits of society and Centre membership.
Robert Babb covered What's Up for the next month. The Moon will pass through the Pleiades on the 21st at about 6:10. Mars is at opposition. There will be a lunar eclipse on February 21, the date of our meeting. Saturn rises around 10-11 pm. Uranus is visible. Comet Holmes is visible in Perseus still, at around 1/2 degree in size.
Robert showed some of his pictures. Recent pictures included the Swan Nebula, the Moon a few nights ago, and M33. Pictures from our website included M42 by Tim Caruk, M43 by Chris Stevenson with an 8" from his backyard (stacked). Terrence Hounsell had a shot of the Milky Way, covering 120 degrees with a rectilinear fisheye lens.
There followed a Christmas get-together with snacks.
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