February 1–Browse our fresh new RAClub newsletter, posted today. It features a variety of articles on current club activities, progress on NASA’s InSight and New Horizons projects, and items from a number of our frequent contributors. Be sure to check out the picture of the quarter–Myron Wasiuta’s extreme closeup of the Apollo 15 landing site and the surrounding Moonscape.
RAC member Jerry Hubbell, VP of Engineering, and Scott Roberts, President of Explore Scientific, will be interviewed on astronomy,fm by Marty Kunz this evening at 9 pm EST. Scott will talk about some of Explore Scientific’s new product offerings, and Jerry will describe how the company’s products are tested at RAC’s MSRO. To tune in, click here.
Despite very cold, blustery conditions, our annual star party at Stratford Hall drew a good crowd. The Milky Way was already bright only an hour after sunset. With our five telescopes, we were able to show views of the variety of … Continue reading →
The October issue of the StarGazer is now available. Just click the newspaper icon in the right column of this page. Read about Scott Busby’s trip to the great Yerkes Observatory and his experience using the 40-inch refractor. One of the … Continue reading →
October 27, 2018, 10 am until 3 pm–The Mark Slade Remote Observatory (MSRO) Commission is repeating the first of 2 MSRO training sessions for those who missed the first session. The training will be held at the Wilderness Branch of … Continue reading →
Owing to the approaching hurricane, the first MSRO training session will NOT be held on September 15 but rather will now be on September 29. Please see the August 4 post below for additional details about the training.