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The Astronomy Club of Akron

OCTOBER 28, 2011 - General Membership Meeting

For this month's meeting, we return to our normal location:

    Portage Lakes Kiwanis Civic Center
   725 Portage Lakes Dr
   Akron, Ohio 44319


     Click for map and directions

Tonight's Speaker, Clyde Simpson

  8:00 P.M.
Call to order and introduction of tonight's guest speaker:
Clyde Simpson, Observatory Coordinator, Department of Astronomy, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Ground rovers and orbiting spacecraft have peeled back many of the secrets of the Red Planet's desert landscape.
We've even got pieces of Mars here on Earth - meteorite samples blasted from the planet's surface.
What more are we looking for, and what are the prospects that we'll go there in person any time soon?

Click here for additional information on Clyde and tonight's talk.

  9:00 P.M.
Break.  Have a cup of Akron's Second-Best cup of free coffee and a cookie or two while you
talk with fellow members about that latest piece of hardware you just read about, the recent
comet, Hubble's latest images - or anything else, for that matter.

  9:15 P.M.
Business meeting will be called to order.

10:00 P.M. (approximately)
Meeting will adjourn.


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