2011 Metro Richmond Science Fair

RAS recognized two winners at the 2011 Metro Richmond Science Fair on Saturday, March 19.

Terry Barker made the presentation of two $50 checks to Vijay Govindarajan of Godwin High School, for his project “Developing an Alternative Earth-Based Lunar Regolith Simulant for Future Space Exploration,” and to Ashley Hedberg, also from Godwin High, for her project “On the Use of Moon Illumination as a Predictor of Barometric Pressure.”

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November 2010 Board Meeting Minutes

RAS Board Meeting November 15, 2010 President Jim Browder called the meeting to order at 7:01pm. Attendees (11): Jim Browder, President Jim Blowers, Treasurer Chris McCann, Secretary Ken Wilson Betty Wilson Prashant Reddy Jeff Pike Gary Cowardin Cal Pletcher Laura Graham Bill Walton   Secretary’s report given by Chris McCann August’s board meeting minutes were … Read more

February Meeting Minutes

Richmond Astronomical Society 737th Consecutive Meeting February 8, 2011 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka room. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 28 in attendance at the meeting. Roger Brubaker has a Meade 102ED/APO EMC refractor telescope for sale with a TeleVue 2″ diagonal, re-worked CG-5 mount with Bob’s Knobs and … Read more

January Meeting Minutes

Richmond Astronomical Society 736th Consecutive Meeting January 12, 2011 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka room. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 21 in attendance at the meeting. John Barnett is back!!!! RAS blog has been updated:   http://richastro.org/index.php/category/blog/ If you are in need of RAS name tags, please contact Jim Blowers. … Read more

December Meeting Minutes

Richmond Astronomical Society 735th Consecutive Meeting December 14, 2010 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka room. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 45 in attendance at the meeting. Dues are due:  Annual dues are $30 per year with additional options available if you want to operate the observatory or subscribe to … Read more

November Meeting Minutes

Richmond Astronomical Society 734th Consecutive Meeting November 9, 2010 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka room. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 35 in attendance at the meeting. Dues are due:  Annual dues are $30 per year with additional options available if you want to operate the observatory or subscribe to … Read more

October Meeting Minutes

Richmond Astronomical Society 733rd Consecutive Meeting October 12, 2010 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka room. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 28 in attendance at the meeting. Please check the link to our RAS blog: http://richastro.org/index.php/category/blog/ The nominees for the 2011 RAS Board of Directors was announced: John Barnett, Jim … Read more

September Meeting Minutes

Richmond Astronomical Society 732nd Consecutive Meeting September 14, 2010 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka room. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 33 in attendance at the meeting. Please check the link to our RAS blog: http://richastro.org/index.php/category/blog/ The Board of Directors Nominating Committee is been selected at this time.  Prashant Reddy … Read more