Richmond Astronomical Society

Archive for November 2009

November 2009 Board Meeting Minutes

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Board Meetings

Attendees: Jim Browder, President Gary Cowardin, Vice President Jim Blowers, Treasurer Chris McCann, Secretary John Barnett, Observatory Director Preston Kirby Bill Jeffries Jeff Pike Prashant Reddy Tim Streagle David Medici Betty Wilson Ken Wilson   Secretary’s report August’s Board meeting was distributed and accepted with no changes. Treasurer’s report given by Jim Blowers. Balance Summary: […]



2010 Board of Directors and 60th Anniversary Celebration

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

New board of directors and new officers: At the last regular meeting of the Richmond Astronomical Society, the board of directors for 2010 was elected.  Many thanks to Chris McCann and Jeff Pike for assembling the slate of board nominees for 2010.  Many thanks as well to the outgoing board for their outstanding service in […]



Leonid Meteor Shower 2009

Nov 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Events

The year’s show should be exceptional, at 30 to 300 per hour. Look between 2 and 4 am (Tues. morning).



November Meeting Minutes

Nov 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Meetings

Richmond Astronomical Society 722nd Consecutive Meeting November 10, 2009 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order, in the Eureka Room. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 31 in attendance at the meeting. Share table: Several members have things to share. Jim Blowers had an Orion catalog to offer, and also information on a journey to […]



60th Anniversary Dinner, November Meeting and Other Upcoming Events

Nov 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

RAS 60th Anniversary dinner: Please mark your calendars for the evening of December 4.  We will be holding our 60th anniversary dinner at the Holiday Inn on Staples Mill, near the intersection of Staples Mill and Broad St.  Please plan to attend and bring your spouse or significant other.  Bill Jeffries has invited Jim Condon […]



Road trip–Hands On Optics

Nov 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Events

The store Every year, Hands On Optics, hosts The Eastern Astronomy Show. Several RAS members, like myself, John Raymond, and Bill Jeffries, have gone in the past and liked it, so John organized a road trip for the 2009 event (Saturday, Oct. 31). Joining John and me, were Bill Jeffries, Dave Walton, Tim Streagle, and […]