Richmond Astronomical Society

Archive for August 2010

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: News

Many thanks to all who helped out with Astronomy Day at the Science Museum of Virginia and at Belmead on the James.  Everyone did a great job – thanks for all the good work! Also please join us for our next monthly meeting on June 12 at 7:30 PM at the Science Museum of Virginia […]



A New Flash Imaged on Jupiter

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Blog

Masayuki Tachikawa was observing Jupiter early on the morning of August 21st (18:22 Universal Time on the 20th), when his video camera captured a 2-second-long flash on the planet’s disk.  Check out this article in Sky and Telescope. The video of the flash is at this link and below along with an image captured by […]



June Meeting Minutes

Aug 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Meetings

Richmond Astronomical Society 729th Consecutive Meeting June  8, 2010 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka room.  This meeting was going to have a different format – business first, the main presentation, and then after the break, the short talk. Greeting & Announcements – approximately 43 in attendance at the meeting. […]