Richmond Astronomical Society

Archive for May 2014

Gamma Ray Burst in Andromeda (False Alarm)

May 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Events

Did the Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Mission just find a Gamma-Ray Burst originating in Andromeda? Turns out the answer is no, but it’s still interesting. Read more here.



Ripples in space time?

May 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Events

Were ripples in the fabric of space time truly discovered this past March? This is a World Science Festival live stream event, enabling you to listen to a singular conversation, among the world’s most respected pioneers in  cosmological theory and observation. Big Bang & Brews | Science Pub RVA.



February 2014 Board Meeting minutes

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Board Meetings

RAS Board Meeting February 17, 2014   President Jim Browder called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm.   Attendees (11): Jim Browder, President John Raymond, Observatory Director Jim Blowers, Treasurer Chris McCann, Secretary Ken Wilson Betty Wilson Prashant Reddy Bill Newman Gary Cowardin Dave Medici, Vice-President  Missing (1): David Walton    Secretary’s report given […]



Meeting Minutes

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Meetings

October 2014 Meeting Minutes September 2014 Meeting Minutes August 2014 Meeting Minutes July 2014 Meeting Minutes June 2014 Meeting Minutes May 2014 Meeting Minutes April 2014 Meeting Minutes March 2014 Meeting Minutes February 2014 Meeting Minutes January 2014 Meeting Minutes December 2013 Meeting Minutes November 2013 Meeting Minutes



April 2014 Meeting Minutes

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Meetings

    Richmond Astronomical Society 775th Consecutive Meeting April 8, 2014   Greetings – approximately 24 in attendance at the meeting. Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Eureka meeting room.   Announcements / Share Table Prashant offered his yard for early morning eclipse watching. Monthly sky guides from 2007-2011 American Astronomical Catalog […]



March 2014 Meeting Minutes

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Meetings

Richmond Astronomical Society 774th Consecutive Meeting March 11, 2014   Greetings – approximately 45 in attendance at the meeting. Jim Browder called our meeting to order in the Dome Theater.   Announcements / Share Table          No share table. RAS will be the “guinea pigs” for a special presentation   Next RAS meeting — April […]