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RASC OK Centre
Kelowna meeting Tues. Dec. 5
COTM: Impressons of an in-person visit to the LIGO installation in Washington by David Hawkins.
Main Presentation: Terry Bridges will be talking on Globular Clusters in Early-Type Galaxies.
Terry will talk about the appearance, nature and composition of globular star clusters. He will show how spectroscopy can be used to: (1) determine cluster velocities, ages, and compositions; and (ii) investigate the dark matter content and formation of the host galaxies. Globular clusters are not only beautiful, they are astrophysically useful!.
meeting will be at 7:30pm in Room C-368 at the
Okanagan College KLO Campus.
Penticton meeting Thurs. Dec. 7
meeting will be held at 7.15pm in the regular C O2 meeting room in the Sunoka
Vernon meeting Wednesday, December 13
Novice meeting - 6.30pm Regular Meeting - 7.15pm.
The Pre-Meeting session at 6.30pm will be a presentation by Jim Kanester all about 'wifi connections on smartphones and planetarium apps to Go To telescopes', allowing you to move easily around the night sky.
The main meeting at 7.15pm will feature a Special, Seasonal Astronomy Activity that you will enjoy along with Christmas cookies, egg nog, and music.
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
Kelowna Meeting Group
held in Kelowna on the Third Tuesday of the month starting in September
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
* denotes the Annual General Meeting held at 7:15 at Okanagan College Kelowna
** denotes a combined meeting between the Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Chapters