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September Meetings

Okanagan Observatory Committee Meeting
Sat. September 10
(All interested welcome)

 Progress on the development of the Okanagan Observatory continues apace and if you are interested in taking part in this very worthwhile enterprise, or just learning more about it, you are very welcome to attend the next meeting of the Okanagan Observatory committee which will take place at 1:00PM on September 10th at the Kelowna Curling club, 551 Recreation Avenue. 

Kelowna  meeting Tues. September 20

Watch this space for details of the program for the first meeting of the fall season.

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

 Penticton meeting Wed. Sept. 21

  The meeting will take place at 7.15pm on Wednesday September 21  at the Penticton campus of Okanagan College. It will feature Gordon Lacey of the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO). located at White Lake. This should be an outstanding program featuring Gordon's  latest work being done at DRAO.

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 Wednesday, September 28

The Novice Pre-Meeting will take place at 6.30pm and will feature our
Second Annual
 Astronomy Game Show 
with teams showing off their astronomical knowledge by answering astronomy related questions for prizes!

The main program at 7.15pm  will be an exploration by member Jim Kanester of Polar alignment from simple for observing to Complex for Astrophotography through your scope.

Member Shawn Berglund will present some  
Observing Challenges for October and November
.

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

September 20, 2016    7:30 at OC
* October 18, 2016    7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
   Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
November 15, 2016    7:30 at OC
December 20, 2016    7:30 at OC


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 15, 2017        7:30 at OC
**June 3, 2017    Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)


Meetings held in Penticton on the dates indicated at Okanagan College Penticton. 
September 21, 2016       7:15 at OC (Wednesday)
*October 18, 2016    7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
   Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
November 17, 2016         7:15 at OC
December 21, 2016         3pm at Munson Mt. then DRAO


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 18, 2017                      7:15 at OC
**June 3, 2017    Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)


Meetings held in Vernon on
the last Wednesday of the month
at the OSC Okanagan Science Centre (* exception)
2704 Hwy 6, Vernon
 
September 28, 2016                    7:15 at OSC                                        
*October 18, 2016    7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
      Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
 November 30, 2016                   7:15 at OSC
 December 14, 2016                    7:15 at OSC


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 3, 2017    Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 14, 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.