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Archive for March 2010

Science Museum Skywatch, Astronomy Day 2010 and Internet Star Ted Bethune

Mar 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog

SMV Skywatch: The last skywatch at the Science Museum of Virginia was very well attended.  As Terry Barker noted in his March 20th post on the event, our skywatch coincided with an event at the museum associated with the 2010 FIRST Robotics competition.  Bus after bus of participants rolled into the museum parking lot.  Many […]



March Meeting Minutes

Mar 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Meetings

Richmond Astronomical Society 726th Consecutive Meeting March 9, 2010 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka room. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 29 in attendance at the meeting. Please check the link to our RAS blog: http://richastro.org/index.php/category/blog/ Share table: Several articles about the Moon and about the recent Mars approach, were […]



February Meeting Minutes

Mar 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Meetings

Richmond Astronomical Society 725th Consecutive Meeting February 9, 2010 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 25 in attendance at the meeting.  Please check the link to our RAS blog: http://richastro.org/index.php/category/blog/ Share table: Several magazines and articles were available for reading. Several eyepieces were also there for examining and […]



Robot kids invade

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog, Events

Wow, we got quite a bonus at the Science Museum last night. At the beginning of our monthly skywatch, we might see a crowd of 30 or 40 people gathered around the Kugel, waiting for us to set up our telescopes. But, as I pulled up to the entrance last night, I saw a group […]



Astronomical Events for 2010

Mar 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog

Astronomical Events for 2010: Wow!  The calendar is already filling up with astronomical events for the year.  Thanks to Betty Wilson we have a list of some of the more notable upcoming events.  Betty discussed these during her presentation at the regular RAS meeting in March.  (Image by David Medici) ___ ___ ___ ___ March […]