October 22, 2020 at 7 pm (EDT)–RAC and the Richmond Astronomical Society (RAS) are privileged to jointly host astronomer and science writer David Levy for a presentation on the discovery of Comet Shoemaker-Levy and the spectacular collision of the comet’s fragments with Jupiter. Dr. Levy is the discoverer of more than 20 comets and author of nearly 40 books. To attend this special Zoom session, click on the following link at 7 pm on Thursday, October 22 (EDT): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83677509321?pwd=aTYyM3loSTNqMndiakpLSk9hdVl6dz09
The forecast predicts clouds and rain, so tonight’s Members Only Star Party at Caledon is cancelled.
The forecast predicts mostly cloudy skies, so tonight’s Members Only Star Party at Caledon is cancelled.
The forecasts all predict clouds, rain, and thunderstorms, so tonight’s Members Only Star Party at Caledon is cancelled.
Be sure to check out the new newsletter (click the “newspaper” icon at right) to read the feature on our members’ experiences searching for, finding, and photographing Comet NEOWISE. The Image of the Month above is just a sample of our success. The issue also includes the usual recurring items, an article on the early success of the Solar Orbiter, and the latest on the continuing saga of the Yerkes Observatory.
Tonight’s weather forecast is for partly to mostly clear skies with a 10% chance of rain after 8 o’clock DST. Since this could be the last opportunity for people to see Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), tonight’s Members Only Star Party is … Continue reading →