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RASC OK Centre Coming Meetings
Kelowna meeting Tues. September 18
Time: 7:30pm. Location: Okanagan College, KLO Road, Kelowna. Room C-368
Okanagan Observatory Committee meeting Wed. Sept. 19
on the development of the Okanagan Observatory continues apace and if
you are interested in taking part in this very worthwhile enterprise,
or just learning more about it, you are very welcome to attend the next
meeting of the Committee which will take place at 7pm Wednesday,
September 19 at
Vernon meeting Wed. September 26
Novice meeting - 6.30pm Regular Meeting - 7.15pm.The pre-meeting novice presentation at 6.30pm will feature member Jim Kanester presenting
'Effectively Using a Planetarium App to Observe'. Our preferred app is any version of Sky Safari or StarSeek; download it and bring it along!
The main presentation will be 'Voyager 2 - The Uranus Encounter'
by Dave Gamble which will explore what is arguably the most unusual planet in the solar system. Also featured will be our Sept. 2018 Observing Challenges.
The pre-meeting begins at 6:30 PM in the Heritage Hall of the Okanagan Science Centre (building to the right of the main Science Centre entrance on the northeast side of Polson Park just off Highway 6).
Penticton meeting Thurs. September 27
Short program: Angela Squires discusses telescopes available to members.
Main Program: Mark Force on “Build Your Home Observatory”.
Mark discusses the steps to increasing your night sky oberving time and enjoyment
with a home observatory.
The meeting will be held at 7.15pm in the C O2 meeting room in the Sunoka building
of the Penticton campus of Okanagan College.
Vernon Meeting Group
Kelowna Meeting Group
held in Kelowna on the dates indicated
-- Summer Break --
September 18, 2018 7:30 at OC
* Oct. 16, 2018 7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna
November 20, 2018 7:30 at OC
December 18, 2018 7:30 at OC
January 15, 2019 7:30 at OC
February 19, 2019 7:30 at OC
March 19, 2019 7:30 at OC
April 16, 2019 7:30 at OC
**May 25, 2019 Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 18, 2019 7:30 at OC
* denotes the Annual General Meeting held at 7:15 at Okanagan College Kelowna
** denotes a combined meeting between the Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Chapters