Richmond Astronomical Society

Archive for August 2017

Use Nextdoor app to arrange a neighborhood skywatch

Aug 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Events

I used an app called Nextdoor last Saturday night to announce a skywatch that I wanted to hold at my local high school. The tennis courts at the school are perfect, because there aren’t any parking lot lights in sight. And the webbing they have up on the surrounding fence almost completely eliminates the glare […]

Skywatch at Tomahawk Baptist Church

Aug 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Events

Ray Moody and I (Terry) had a good crowd at Tomahawk Baptist Church last Friday (8/4) evening, and in spite of being alongside very busy Hull Street, we had a great time viewing the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and Albireo (double star). I’m estimating about 60-70 kids and parents were there, celebrating the end of their […]