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RASC OK Centre Upcoming Meetings
Kelowna meeting Tues. February 23
The main presentation on February 23 will be titled 'The Worlds of Jupiter' - our solar system's second 'solar system' by Dave Gamble who will trace the growing interest in Jupiter following the discovery of its main moons by Galileo in 1610, culminating in an exciting series of space vehicles to the giant planet. As well as the landmark discoveries by the Galileo spacecraft, Dave will feature news on the very latest probes including Juno which will arrive this July 4.
There will be no Constellation of the Month at this meeting to allow Treasurer Dennis Krause to present the OC RASC 2016 Budget.
The meeting will be held at
7:30pm in the Lab Building at the Okanagan College Kelowna Campus
Vernon meeting Wed. February 24
The Novice Meeting at 6.30pm will feature member John Kerr on 'Light Pollution', an exploration of our society's wasteful use of light and how to set up effective, non-polluting outdoor lighting.
The main program at 7.15pm will feature member Colleen O'Hare who will present 'Gravity, the curving of Space-Time', looking at a few different ways to imagine the warping of space-time by a mass..
Member Jim Kanester will present an
The pre-meeting session and the regular meeting will be in the Heritage Hall on the corner next to
Penticton Meeting Thursday, February 25
The Constellation of the Month will be by Angela Squires who will spotlight the constellation Cepheus.
meeting will be held at 7.15pm in the regular C O2 meeting room in the Sunoka
Vernon Meeting Group
Kelowna Meeting Group
held in Kelowna on the Fourth Tuesday of the month starting in September
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
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
* denotes the Annual General Meeting held at 7:15 at Okanagan College Kelowna
** denotes a combined meeting between the Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Chapters