All we need is your interest and enthusiasm - the stars, planets and Universe will do the rest. For full details and to buy your tickets online…. New to astronomy and have a few question on where to start? Most societies own equipment, ranging from portable telescopes to complete observatories. Bring your questions and curiosity as many amateur astronomers will be on hand to help you either get into astronomy or expand your existing experience. Move from station to stating to get a comprehensive understanding of many telescope types, eyepieces, and approaches to astrophotography. Due to a snowfall weather alert for the GTA, tonights event has been cancelled.
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From comet crafts to solar. There will be no formal presentation, but there will be some open discussion about strategies for powering all our imaging gear. You can use the Night Sky Network as a resource to locate astro events around the country, download handouts, presentations, hands on learning tools etc, and see what other clubs are up to. May Event Horizon Newsletter. This is not a talk about image processing however I will touch briefly on image stacking.
Olean Area Amateur Astronomy Group - AstronomyOutreach network
I remember how disappointed I was with my first observations of M These clusters are nearly as old as the universe itself. The Society was founded in , and is part of the membership organisation of Royal Museums Greenwich. Astronomers believe that star clusters are necessary for the production of galaxies. At star parties I compare Messier 41 to a single member of the Perseus Double Cluster — albeit with one-third the number of stars. Is one of a few G-type stars that possesses less mass and brightness than our sun. The name refers to the fact that seven of the nine of the brightest stars were named after the Seven Sisters of Greek mythology.
Astronomy is often seen as a daunting pastime in which to become involved. Current Sky Conditions Clear skies are an essential ingredient for successful skywatching. Do you have a space related question that nobody seems to be able to answer? There are literally hundreds of astronomy clubs and organizations around the country and around the world. Hopefully, this talk will help you get started on the path to becoming an Astrophotographer. The Amateur Sky Survey -- A really interesting project! April Event Horizon Newsletter.