Richmond Astronomical Society

Archive for June 2015

To Join RAS or Pay Annual Dues

Jun 11th, 2015 | By | Category: To join RAS or pay annual dues

To Become a Member Talk to any board member during an RAS activity, such as a regular meeting. The dues per year are $30. To operate the Ragland telescope, you need to be trained in it and become a staff member; if you are a staff member, that is an extra $10. In addition, members […]



East Coast Star Party

Jun 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Events

Ever been to a star party?  They’re great.  A star party is usually a multi-day event in a dark sky location that immerses participants in a sea of telescopes and astronomy enthusiasts.  participants often camp near their equipment or stay in nearby lodging.  One of the best in the eastern US is the Green Bank […]