Minutes are posted from our meeting of January 2016
February 17, 2016–Come on out of hibernation after all the snow! We’ve juggled our presentation schedule a bit. Tonight, Ron Henke will give his presentation “Rare Earth–Are we alone?” He’ll question why our Sun, our Solar System, and Earth seem to be unique. We’ve postponed the review of the results of our use of the Sierra Stars Observatory Network to image the Tarantula nebula (in the Southern Hemisphere) to next month. Bart Billard’s Kepler update will now be at the April meeting.
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31 January 2016–The latest newsletter is now available. This issue includes an update on progress on the Mark Slade Remote Observatory; features on the Large Binocular Telescope, analysis of a meteorite, and video occultation timing; and a short article on using Twitter hashtag #astronomy to expand your resources. We’ve even got some astronomical poetry! Just click the newsletter icon on the right to read these and more….