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Archive for February 2013

Comet PANSTARRS possibly visible to eye in March 2013 | Space | EarthSky

Feb 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Events

Could it be another Hale-Bopp? Comet PANSTARRS possibly visible to eye in March 2013 | Space | EarthSky.



Capt. Kirks Vulcan entry wins Pluto moons contest – WTOP.com

Feb 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Events

I sure wish Richmond had seen this kind of creativity when they used a similar contest to name the local baseball team The Flying Squirrels. Capt. Kirks Vulcan entry wins Pluto moons contest – WTOP.com.



Friday’s (2/15) asteroid pass

Feb 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Events

SLOOH SPACE CAMERA TO TRACK ASTEROID 2012 DA14 SKIMMING BY EARTH AT ONLY 17,000 MILES (27,330 KM) AWAY



Latest News Stories & Meeting Minutes

Feb 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Meetings

  January 2013 Meeting Minutes   December 2012 Meeting Minutes   November 2012 Meeting Minutes   November 2012 Board Meeting Minutes  



January 2013 Meeting Minutes

Feb 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Meetings

Richmond Astronomical Society 760th Consecutive Meeting January 8, 2013 —-   Greetings – approximately 30 in attendance at the meeting. Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka meeting room.   Announcements / Share Table Annual dues are due: This is the time of year when we ask our members to make sure […]



December 2012 Meeting Minutes

Feb 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Meetings

Richmond Astronomical Society 759th Consecutive Meeting December 11, 2012 —-   Greetings – approximately 26 in attendance at the meeting. Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the foyer outside of the Planetarium entrance.   Announcements / Share Table Annual dues are due: This is the time of year when we ask our members […]



November 2012 Meeting Minutes

Feb 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Meetings

Richmond Astronomical Society 758th Consecutive Meeting November 13, 2012 —–   Greetings – approximately 23 in attendance at the meeting. Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka meeting room.   Announcements / Share Table Betty and Ken Wilson are still chasing an eclipse. Scientific Astrophotography: Local astronomer, accomplished astrophotographer and president of […]



November 2012 Board Meeting Minutes

Feb 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Board Meetings

RAS Board Meeting November 19, 2012   President Jim Browder called the meeting to order at 7:01pm.   Attendees (9): Jim Browder, President David Medici, Vice President Jim Blowers, Treasurer Chris McCann, Secretary Prashant Reddy Bill Newman Dave Walton Gary Cowardin John Raymond   Ken and Betty Wilson were missing, and were chasing a total […]