A meeting of council will be held on Tuesday June 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Randy Groundwater.
The RASC - Windsor Centre will be hosting our annual picnic at Hallam Observatory on Saturday June 13, 2015. You can arrive at any time starting at 6:00 p.m. and we expect to serve dinner shortly after 7:00 p.m.. The picnic will be “Pot Luck” style with the Centre providing BBQ’d hot dogs and hamburgers. We ask that you bring a side dish or dessert and something to drink - a reminder that alcohol is not permitted at Hallam Observatory. Weather permitting we will also get a chance to observe Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and some deep sky objects. For a map/directions to the Hallam Observatory click here.
Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday June 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ojibway Park Nature Centre located at 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario. Our June meeting will feature a presentation by Juliana Grigorescu on “Massive Stars”. We will also have the regular Director of Observing talk and of course we will have time to socialize during the coffee break.
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 June 20, 2015 with the observatory opening at 9:30 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.
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.