Richmond Astronomical Society

Archive for May 2012

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: News

News flash!  Asteroid 1998 WB has been designated “Randytatum” in honor of RAS member Randy Tatum’s lifelong achievements in lunar and planetary observing.   RAS Holiday Party, December 12, 6:30 PM, Science Museum of Virginia (note earlier time) In December we traditionally have our “eating meeting” where we transform into the Richmond Gastronomical Society.  Please […]

Transit of Venus – June 5, 2012

May 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog

  Please join the Richmond Astronomical Society to Observe the Transit of Venus on June 5, 2012! ____________ RAS astronomers will have safely filtered telescopes deployed in front of the Science Museum of Virginia on June 5 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM to provide visitors with excellent views of the transit of Venus across […]

February 2012 Board Meeting Minutes

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Board Meetings

RAS Board Meeting February 20, 2012   President Jim Browder called the meeting to order at 7:02pm.   Attendees (9): Jim Browder, President David Medici, Vice President Jim Blowers, Treasurer Chris McCann, Secretary Ken Wilson Prashant Reddy Gary Cowardin Dave Walton Bill Newman   Secretary’s report given by Chris McCann November’s board meeting minutes were […]

Thanks for a Great Astronomy Day!

May 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog

  Many, many thanks to everyone who supported our Astronomy Day activities at the Science Museum and at our evening event at Belmead on the James in Powhatan. I’m always afraid that I will forget someone, but I want to make sure that I call out the folks who helped.  So here goes.  Thanks to […]