Lecture (Guest Speaker) Meetings  2006

 

October 14  (2005) "A Tour of Astronomy Related National Historic Sites of the United States" -          Ashley Thomas McDermott,  founder and President of the Astronomical Society of the Desert, Board Member of RTMC, and Professor Emeritus of Astronomy, College of the Desert

 

NOVEMBER 11 (2005) - "The Solar Eclipse in Panama 2005" - Alex McConahay, Board member of RAS (Riverside Astronomical Society) and RTMC (Riverside Telescope Makers Conference)

DECEMBER 9 (2005) - "The Sky For 2006" - Robert Victor, Editor of the Abrams Planetarium Sky Calendar

JANUARY 13 (2006) - "Astronomy of the Nearby Stars" - Chris Butler, noted Amateur Astronomer

FEBRUARY 10 - "What's New at JPL Unmanned Space Missions" - Steven Edberg, JPL Astronomer, RTMC Board Member

MARCH 10 - "Behind The Canvas:  A Novice Approach to Astrophotography Processing"- Alan Guthmiller, Distinguished Astrophotography (link to photos)

APRIL 7 - TBA

MAY 12 - "Astrophotography with Digital Cameras" - Robert Stephens,  Board member of RAS (Riverside Astronomical Society) and RTMC (Riverside Telescope Makers Conference)

JUNE - No Meeting

JULY - No Meeting

AUGUST - No Meeting

SEPTEMBER - No Meeting

OCTOBER 13 - "Observatories of Mona Kea" - Allan Hwang, MD, Riverside Astronomical Society member and Renown amateur astronomer

NOVEMBER 10 - "The Solar Eclipse As Viewed From Egypt" - Alex McConahay, Board member of RAS (Riverside Astronomical Society) and RTMC (Riverside Telescope Makers Conference)

DECEMBER 8 - "What's Up In The Sky For 2007" - Robert Victor, Editor of the Abrams Planetarium Sky Calendar

 

All meetings are held at Saint Margaret's Church in Palm Desert at 7:30 PM.  For directions

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