Richmond Astronomical Society

Archive for December 2011

2012: A great year for amateur astronomy!

Dec 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog

By John Jardine Goss, Vice President Astronomical League All joking aside about the end of the world in December, 2012 promises to be a great year for amateur astronomy. It features numerous celestial scenes worthy of viewing: lunar occultations, planetary encounters, comets, asteroids, planetary satellites, planetary visits to deep sky objects, and the last Venus […]



December Potluck Dinner

Dec 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Thanks to all who attended our annual potluck dinner.  Everything was absolutely delicious, the images of the Heart of Virginia Fall Star Party were great and the Astro-Jeopardy was a lot of fun.  It was really great to see everyone. Hope everyone has an enjoyable and safe holiday season. . Regards,. Jim Browder 



Heart of Virginia Fall Star Party and Next Meeting of the Richmond Gastronomical Society

Dec 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog

Next meeting:  The next meeting of the Richmond Astronomical Society will be on Tuesday, December 13, 7:30 PM at the Science Museum of Virginia in the Forum. At this meeting we will transform into the Richmond Gastronomical Society and have a potluck dinner as is our custom for the December meeting.  Please send me an e-mail to […]