Meeting May 15 2013

APL ACWhat: APL Astronomy Club monthly meeting
Where: Gibson Library room L-2
When: Wednesday, May 15, noon to 1:00 pm

Club business: ELECTIONS. We need volunteers and nominees, please!
Elected positions: President (2-year term limit); Vice President; Secretary; Treasurer.
There won’t be time for member observing reports, sorry.

Guest Speaker: Bob Prokop, “Star Hopping to Earth’s Nearest Neighbors”. Bob is a former president of the Howard Astronomical League (HAL). He specializes in using manual star finding techniques (aka star hopping) to observe stars in the Solar Neighborhood. Most of these stars are very faint. It sounds like a prodigious feat!

Meetings are open to anyone with an interest in astronomy.

Other club events coming soon:
May 25 – June 1 Election of Officers (ballot and vote by email).
June 19 monthly meeting; introduction of the new club officers.
October 11: Friends & Family Star Party at APL (rain date in November)

 

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