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Archive for November 2011

The Noose Around Relativity is Tightening

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Interesting article from Michio Kaku, http://bigthink.com/ideas/41222



August 2011 Board Meeting Minutes

Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Board Meetings

RAS Board Meeting August 15, 2011   President Jim Browder called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.   Attendees (8): Jim Browder, President David Medici, Vice President Jim Blowers, Treasurer Chris McCann, Secretary Ken Wilson Prashant Reddy Gary Cowardin Dave Walton   Secretary’s report given by Chris McCann May’s board meeting minutes were discussed, ‘Old […]



Asteroid YU55

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

  Asteroid YU55 blew past us on November 8. RAS member Tim Streagle appeared on WTVR Channel 6 in a story about the asteroid pass at this link. ….. So did anyone observe or image the asteroid? Please let us know or pass along an image or video and we will be happy to post […]



October Meeting Minutes

Nov 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

RichmondAstronomical Society 745th Consecutive Meeting October 11, 2011 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in theEurekaroom.   Greeting & Announcements – approximately 29 in attendance at the meeting. Please check the link to our RAS blog: http://richastro.org/index.php/category/blog/   The procedure for the election of the Board members for 2012 was discussed.  David Medici […]



September Meeting Minutes

Nov 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

RichmondAstronomical Society 744th Consecutive Meeting September 13, 2011 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in theEurekaroom.   Greeting & Announcements – approximately 27 in attendance at the meeting. Please check the link to our RAS blog: http://richastro.org/index.php/category/blog/   The procedure for the election of the Board members for 2012 was discussed.  David Medici […]



August Meeting Minutes

Nov 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Meetings

RichmondAstronomical Society 743rd Consecutive Meeting August 9, 2011 —– Jim Browder called our meeting to order in theEurekaroom.   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: There were several items for sale, including a few eyepieces and a few […]