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Archive for March 2011

Back Bay Astronomer in S&T, Astronomy Day and City Point

Mar 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog

Astronomy Day is coming: This year Astronomy Day will be Saturday, May 7.  As we have done for a number of years, RAS is planning to support a number of Astronomy Day activities at the Science Museum of Virginia.  Prashant Reddy is coordinating volunteer support for the event this year.  Please let him know if […]



2011 Metro Richmond Science Fair

Mar 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

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 […]



November 2010 Board Meeting Minutes

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Board Meetings

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 […]



February Meeting Minutes

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

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 […]



January Meeting Minutes

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

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. […]



December Meeting Minutes

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

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 […]



November Meeting Minutes

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

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 […]



October Meeting Minutes

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

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 […]



September Meeting Minutes

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

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 […]