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Kelowna  meeting Tues. Jan. 2

COTM: 'First in Space - The story of Laika' by Claude Lapointe.

Main presentation: 'The Incredible 5 cm Universe. Size and Scale of the Cosmos in just 4 Steps'
Colleen O'Hare. Wrap your mind around the vast distances in the Universe, zooming 
out in four steps from the realm of the Earth and Moon to the realm of the galaxies and further...

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

Penticton meeting Thurs. Jan. 4

   There will be a special program to usher in the new year. The January 4 meeting in Penticton will feature the Director of the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) Sean Doherty who will talk on Canada's Telescopes including ALMA, the Atacama Large subMillimeter Array in Chile. This is particularly significant since Sean will take up a new five year appointment as Director of ALMA in April, 2018!

Please note that the meeting will be held at 7.15pm in the Lecture Theatre
across the hall from the regular C O2 meeting room in the Sunoka building 
of the Penticton campus of Okanagan College.

Vernon meeting Wednesday, January 31

Watch this space for details of the first Vernon meeting of the new year.

Novice meeting - 6.30pm  Regular Meeting - 7.15pm.

The pre-meeting gathering begins at 6:30 PM with the regular meeting starting at 7:15 PM, in the Heritage Hall of the Okanagan Science Centre (building to the right of the main Science Centre entrance on the northeast side of Polson Park just off Highway 6).

Vernon Meeting Group
- 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  First Tuesday of the month  
at the
Okanagan College Science Building KLO Road

January 2, 2018         7:30 at OC   
February 6, 2018       7:30 at OC
March 6, 2018            7:30 at OC       
April 3, 2018              7:30 at OC

May 1, 2018               7:30 at OC
**May 26, 2018         Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
                     -- Summer Break --

Meetings held in Penticton on the dates indicated at Okanagan College Penticton. 
January 4, 2018                 7:15 at OC
February 1, 2018               7:15 at OC
March 1, 2018                    7:15 at OC
April 5, 2018                       
7:15 at OC
May 3, 2018                        7:15 at OC
**May 26, 2018         Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 28, 2018                     7:15 at OC
               -- Summer Break --
September  27, 2018         7:15 at OC
October       25, 2018          7:15 at OC
November   22, 2018          7:15 at OC
December   21, 2018          7:15 at OC
Meetings held in Vernon on
the last Wednesday of the month
at the OSC Okanagan Science Centre (* exceptions)
2704 Hwy 6, Vernon
January 31, 2018                         7:15 at OSC
February 28, 2018                       7:15 at OSC
March 28, 2018                            7:15 at OSC
April 25, 2018                               
7:15 at OSC
**May 26, 2018         Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 13, 2018                               7:15 at OSC

                  -- Summer Break --
September  26, 2018                    7:15 at OSC
November   28, 2018                    7:15 at OSC
*December  12, 2018                    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


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.