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Coming Meetings

Vernon meeting Wednesday, September 27

Novice meeting - 6.30pm  Regular Meeting - 7.15pm.

The  Novice Pre-Meeting session at 6.30pm will lead off with Images and Experiences from members who observed the August 21 Solar Eclipse here or in Oregon where the total solar eclipse occurred.

 The main program at 7.15pm will feature a presentation by  Dave Gamble
titled 'Journey to the Nearest Stars'
. The program will explore our nearest stellar neighbours and it will also look at the latest developments in the quest to someday actually visit them.

The pre-meeting session and the regular meeting will be held in the Heritage Hall to the right of the main entrance to the Okanagan Science Centre on the northeast side of Polson Park, just off Highway 6. 

Kelowna  meeting Tues. Oct. 3

COTM - Report on the 2017 National RASC General Assembly by Richard Christie

Main Presentation:  'Reaching for Mars'  by Ross Lockwood
The dreamers of the 1960's would have predicted that by 2020, there would be vacations in space, human colonies on the Moon, and humans walking on Mars. The challenges of deep space exploration are not simply technological or economics. Reaching for Mars and beyond will push human  endurance to the limit.

The meeting will be at 7:30pm in Room C-368 at  the Okanagan College KLO Campus.

Penticton meeting Thurs. Oct. 5

 Watch this space for details on the October 5 meeting in Penticton.

The meeting will be held at 7.15pm in the regular C O2 meeting room in the Sunoka building 
of the Penticton campus of Okanagan College.


Vernon Meeting Group
OSC
- Okanagan Science Centre
2704 Hwy 6, Vernon
See map

Kelowna Meeting Group
Okanagan College
- Science building
KLO Road, Kelowna. 
See map


Penticton  Meeting Group
Okanagan College
- Sunoka Building
583 Duncan Ave. W. Penticton

See map

Meetings held in Kelowna on the  Third Tuesday of the month starting in September 
at the
Okanagan College Science Building KLO Road

January 17, 2017    7:30 at OC   
February 21, 2017  7:30 at OC
March 21, 2017      7:30 at OC       
April 18, 2017        7:30 at OC

May 16, 2017        7:30 at OC
**June 10, 2017    Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)

September 5, 2017     7:30 at OC
October 3, 2017          7:30 at OC 

* November 7, 2017    7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
   Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna  
December 5, 2017    7:30 at OC



Meetings held in Penticton on the dates indicated at Okanagan College Penticton. 
January 19, 2017               7:15 at OC
February 16, 2017             7:15 at OC
March 16, 2017                  7:15 at OC
April 20, 2017                     
7:15 at OC
May 25, 2017                      7:15 at OC
**June 10, 2017    Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)

September  7, 2017        7:15 at OC
October 5, 2017               7:15 at OC 
*November 7, 2017         7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
   Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
December  7, 2017            7:15 at OC


Meetings held in Vernon on
the last Wednesday of the month
at the OSC Okanagan Science Centre (* exception)
2704 Hwy 6, Vernon
 

January 25, 2017                      7:15 at OSC
February 22, 2017                    7:15 at OSC
March 29, 2017                         7:15 at OSC
April 26, 2017                            
7:15 at OSC
**June 10, 2017    Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 14, 2017                            7:15 at OSC

September 27, 2017                    7:15 at OSC                                        
October 25, 2017                          7:15 at OSC 
* November 7, 2017                      7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
      Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
December 13, 2017                    7:15 at OSC


* denotes the Annual General Meeting held at 7:15 at Okanagan College Kelowna

** denotes a combined meeting between the Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Chapters

OKANAGAN OBSERVATORY

The Observatory www.okanaganobservatory.ca is in regular use, weather permitting. To learn how to access the location for observing please contact Guy Mackie at guy.m@shaw.ca. For the status of weekly public open nights call the Sky phone at at (250) 300-8SKY (8759) after 3:00PM Friday afternoons.