Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday November 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ojibway Park Nature Centre located at 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario. We will have multiple presentations including our Annual General Meeting with Executive and Council elections for 2019 conducted by Rick Marion, slides from various activities over the last year by Tom Sobocan as well as slides from the annual General Assembly held in Calgary by Mike Mastronardi. Steve Mastellotto will provide the Director of Observing talk as well as an update on the RASC Robotic Telescope project. We will also have time to socialize during the coffee break.
The RASC Windsor Centre will be holding our annual holiday party on Friday December 7, 2018 for members and their families at the Ojibway Park Nature Centre located at 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served around 6:30 p.m.. This is a "potluck" style dinner so please contact Mike Mastronardi (michael(dot)mastronardi(at)stantec.com or 519-965-1705) to confirm your attendance, how many people will be in your group and what you will be bringing to the party. Note that the Nature Centre has an oven and two microwaves if you need to keep your dish warm or heat it up. We will also have a small (no more than $20) gift exchange for those who want to participate - please bring a wrapped present. Nancy Ng will be doing a Constellation Quiz and we will have a raffle where you will have a chance to walk away with either a small telescope or a mount.
Join us at noon on the second Wednesday of every month for a friendly informal “astronomy social lunch-hour”. There will be good food and great sky watching conversation at Skippy's Restaurant, 954 University Ave W, Windsor. Everyone is welcome! The lunchtime meet will be from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m..
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. Also visit their Special Events page.