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RASC OK Centre Upcoming Meetings


Kelowna  meeting Tues. September 22

 
  The main meeting will feature a presentation by Dave Gamble  titled  'Romancing the Moon', an anthology about our nearest celestial neighbour beginning with how it formed, and tracing its influence on human life. Get set to explore lunar myths, superstition, romance and lunar exploration as human life reached out to literally touch the Moon.

The Constellation of the Month will feature Colleen O'Hare taking us on 'A Tour of the Milky Way'.

The meeting will be held at 7:30pm in the Lab Building at the Okanagan College Kelowna Campus
 in Room C368. 

Penticton  meeting Thurs. September 24

Watch this space for details of the program for the Penticton meeting on September 24..

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 Wed. September 30

The first Vernon meeting of the fall season will go on the road to Murray Hainer's New Observatory,
 (NOT the Okanagan Science Center). Murray acquired Bryan Kelso's observatory and moved it to his residence in the Sunset Properties in Vernon. The main meeting will feature a presentation by Murray on his new facility.

John Karlsson and Jim Kanester will present a Mystery Constellation and 
Observing and Imaging Challanges for September
.

The Pre-Meeting Session at 6.30pm will be a Review of Summer Observing Activities including summer observing challenge results and star parties as well as outreach activities by each of our members

The address of Murray's home will be given to members closer to the date of the meeting or you can call Jim at 250-558-0845 to get this information.


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  Fourth Tuesday of the month starting in September 
at the
Okanagan College Science Building KLO Road

September 22, 2015    7:30 at OC
* October 27, 2015    7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
   Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
November 24, 2015    7:30 at OC
December 22, 2015    7:30 at OC

January 26, 2016    7:30 at OC   
February 23, 2016  7:30 at OC
March 22, 2016      7:30 at OC       
April 26, 2016        7:30 at OC
**May 28, 2016    Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 28, 2016       7:30 at OC   




Meetings held in Penticton on the
 Fourth Thursday of the month starting in September 
at Okanagan College Penticton. 
September 24, 2015       7:15 at OC
* October 27, 2015          7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
   Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
November 26, 2015         7:15 at OC
December 17, 2015         7:15 at OC

January 28, 2016               7:15 at OC
February 25, 2016             7:15 at OC
March 24, 2016                  7:15 at OC
April 28, 2016                     7:15 at OC
 **May 28, 2016               Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 23, 2016                     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
 

September 30, 2015                    7:15
(*) at
                                           Murray Haimur's
Observatory
 
* October 27, 2015    7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
     Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
 November 25, 2015                   7:15 at OSC
 December 30, 2015                    7:15 at OSC

January 27, 2016                      7:15 at OSC
February 24, 2016                    7:15 at OSC
March 30, 2016                         7:15 at OSC
April 27, 2016                            7:15 at OSC
**May 28, 2016                           Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 29, 2016                            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.