Richmond Astronomical Society

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: News
M51-0416-web (Madhup Rathi)

Messier 51 – courtesy of RAS member Madhup Rathi. This image shows detail in the tidal structure (tidal tail) of the galaxies that is challenging for professionals to capture. Thanks for sharing this Madhup!

 

   

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The next meeting of the Richmond Astronomical Society will be on Tuesday, June 14, 7:30 PM at the Science Museum of Virginia. Jerry Hubbell, with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club and Vice President of Engineering at Explore Scientific, will present on a new book he has co-authored on remote observatory construction and operation and he will update us on activities at Explore Scientific. Please join us for the meeting and, if you can, for dinner before the meeting about 6:00 PM at Chicken Fiesta across the street from the Museum.

News and events listed here.

2016 star party info is here.

 

 

 

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