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 on: October 27, 2018, 11:05:32 AM 
Started by John Upton - Last post by John Upton
Dr. Mark Bottorff of Southwestern University will present the story of Henrietta Leavett and her work at Harvard University. Like the women of "Hidden Figures", the work of Henrietta Leavett was not publicly recognized for many years. Dr. Bottorff will tell her story and relate her many accomplishments to astronomy.

 on: October 03, 2018, 08:42:24 PM 
Started by John Upton - Last post by John Upton
Club president Bruce Campney will lead a group discussion related to the question "What are the big questions in astronomy today". In other words, what do members think about where research should be going and whether they think these "big questions" will be answered in the next 5, 10, 20 or 50 years?

 on: September 03, 2018, 06:31:56 PM 
Started by John Upton - Last post by John Upton
New eyepieces hit the market every year, which is great for the amateur community, but sometimes the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming.  Selecting eyepieces depends largely on your telescope's design and specifications, and on what objects you like to observe.  Club member Mark Zell will present some things to consider when assembling a collection of eyepieces, and what new eyepiece designs have to offer.

 on: July 30, 2018, 09:17:04 PM 
Started by John Upton - Last post by John Upton
Club members Bruce Campney and John Upton will go old-tech for this meeting and give a tour of the universe using photos taken prior to about 1990. Photos from professional observatories of that era will be presented and contrasted with amateur photos taken by club members in the past few years.

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