Update: To listen to the recorded version of Jerry Hubbell’s interview on AFM radio, click NA.
Hear RAC VP Jerry Hubbell interviewed by Marty Kunz. Interview focus will be the club’s Mark Slade Remote Observatory and Jerry’s 4 star party trips out west to very dark sites in support of Explore Scientific and its products, including the new PMC-Eight Mount Control System. To listen, visit AFM Radio and click the “Listen to AFM Radio Now” icon in the upper left of the opening page. If you miss the live broadcast, the program will repeat every 4 hours until 5 pm on Thursday, November 3.
Owing to the predicted effects of Hurricane Matthew, the Stratord Hall Star Party is CANCELLED. There will be Stratford Hall star party on May 6-7, 2017.
Sept 10–Join RAClub at Pratt Park TONIGHT to explore the night sky with telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye. The Moon, Venus, Mars, and Saturn should be visible. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. As always, the event is weather permitting. ?*Please check DON’T MISS at the top of this page on the day of the event to learn whether the weather will cooperate.
The July 2016 StarGazer Newsletter is now available!
This issue includes articles on the newly discovered gravity waves, solar x-rays, book and magazine reviews, and a report from the hinterland of Arizona from our erstwhile President Ron Henke who deserted us for the desert.