Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday November 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ojibway Park Nature Centre located at 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario. The main speaker for the evening is Dave McCarter from the RASC - London Centre. Dave's topic is "Southern Observing". Dave will discuss his experiences with observing from Chile, Australia, and New Zealand. We will have the regular Director of Observing talk and of course we will have time to socialize during the coffee break. The November meeting is also our Annual General Meeting so we will be electing our Executive and Councilors for 2015.
Hallam Observatory Open House
The Hallam Observatory is open to the public one evening every month. The next open house night will be on Saturday November 29, 2014 with the observatory opening at 7:00 p.m.. Please note that this event is "weather permitting" and although our telescopes are powerful they cannot see through clouds. For more information about future Hallam Observatory open house dates view the open house page and for a map/directions to the Hallam Observatory click here.
A reminder that our Holiday Party will be held on Friday December 5, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ojibway Park Nature Centre located at 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario. The dinner is “pot luck” style and will be served around 7:00 p.m.. Please contact , Mike Mastronardi at michael(dot)mastronardi(at)stantec(dot)com to coordinate what you will be bringing and confirm the number of people in your party. Also as a tradition we do a small gift exchange so please bring a small wrapped gift if you are attending. Large tag items are welcome and they will be raffled off and all money raised will be donated back to the club.
Point Pelee Dark Sky Nights
One night a month Point Pelee National Park remains open until midnight for visitors to experience the dark skies of this National Dark Sky Preserve. The specific nights can be found by following the link to Point Pelee National Park.