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ANNUAL STAR GALA DINNER AND EVENING
Saturday, June 10

The annual Joint Gala evening for members of all three OCRASC meeting groups will be held on 
Saturday, June 10 at the Kelowna Curling Club.

Featured speaker will be Richard Christie, professor of Physics and Astronomy at the Okanagan College. Richard's topic will be  'Archaeoastronomy - A Personal Fascination'.

The evening will include a Silent Auction. A Social Gathering will start at 5pm, Dinner at 6.30pm, and the Featured Speaker at 8pm. Proceeds will raise funds for the Okanagan Observatory.

Tickets are only $40 and are available by contacting Colleen O'Hare at chohare@shaw.ca or 250-763-3573

Look for further details at  HERE

Vernon meeting Wednesday, June 14

Novice meeting - 6.30pm  Regular Meeting - 7.15pm.

The Novice Pre-Meeting will feature 
Jerry Thompson who will speak on 'Some Aspects of Home Observatories'
.

 The main program at 7.15pm will be a presentation on 'Features of Modern Astro-imaging'  by members Shawn Berglund, Murray Hainer and Jim Kanester looking into some things to consider when you want to photograph stars.

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

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.