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Coming Meetings

Vernon meeting Wednesday, April 26

The Novice Pre-Meeting which will take place at 6.30pm will feature 
Jim Kanester who will give a presentation on 'A Glossary of Astronomical Terms You Should Know!'
.

 On August 21, 2017 the people of North America will have the opportunity to see the sight of a lifetime, a Total Solar Eclipse which will sweep across the continent from Oregon to South Carolina. For those who grasp the opportunity, Day will turn into Night for about two minutes, creating the sky's most beautiful spectacle. At the April 26 meeting in Vernon, experienced eclipse chaser Alan Whitman will describe the  grandure of this rare event for North America and the unique opportunity that it offers to all of us..

The pre-meeting session and the regular meeting will be held in the Heritage Hall to the right of the main entracne to the Okanagan Science Centre

Kelowna  meeting Tues. May 16

Watch this space for details on the  Constellation of the Month for the May meeting.

The main program  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 main presentation will again be at 7:30pm at  the Okanagan College KLO Campus. 
Room number to be confirmed

Penticton meeting Thurs. May 25

   Watch this space for details on the Constellation of the Month presentation and the main program  for this meeting.

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.