Richmond Astronomical Society

News

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: News

RAS member Tyler Hutchison at his presentation on the “Effect of Altitude on Quantity of Muon Particles Detected in Cloud Chamber” at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposia at James Madison University

 

The next meeting of the Richmond Astronomical Society will be on Tuesday, April 11, 7:30 PM at the Science Museum of Virginia.

Please join us for the meeting and for dinner before the meeting if you can at Chicken Fiesta, across the street from the Museum at 6:00 PM.  

RAS news and upcoming events listed here!

2017 star party information across the region is here.

 



Aug 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: News

Many thanks to all who helped out with Astronomy Day at the Science Museum of Virginia and at Belmead on the James.  Everyone did a great job – thanks for all the good work!

Also please join us for our next monthly meeting on June 12 at 7:30 PM at the Science Museum of Virginia and for dinner and casual conversation before the meeting at Arby’s across the street from the Museum.

And please join us at the Science Museum of Virginia on June 5 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM to view a rare transit of the planet Venus across the sun through properly filtered telescopes.


Next meeting

May 19th, 2009 | By | Category: News

The next meeting of the Richmond Astronomical Society will be held at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, September 14 at the Science Museum of Virginia in the Eureka Theater.  Jeff Pike will be presenting on “Dark Flow.”

Thanks to Randy Tatum for this recent image of Jupiter showing the great red spot and diminished southern equatorial belt (south is up in this image).

Don’t forget to check on the progress of Sydney’s Telescope.   She is moving along with her project!