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OCTOBER 28, 2016 - General Membership Meeting at 8:00 PM
will be at this location:

New Franklin City Hall   Our New Meeting Location !!!
5611 Manchester Road
Akron, OH 44319

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Please note that we ALWAYS encourage the public to attend ANY of our events, including meetings.
Come and enjoy the lecture and talk to us about astronomy!

8:00 PM - Call to order and introduction of tonight's program:
 

Speaker:

Dr. Earle Luck, Professor of Astronomy at Case Western Reserve University

Presentation:

The Via Lactea
 
Professor Luck will give an overview of the components and structure of the Via Lactea the Milky Way. Old problems will merge into recent research giving a glimpse into the dynamic evolution of our understanding of the properties and evolution of our host galaxy.

About our speaker:

R. Earle Luck is the Worcester R. and Cornelia B. Warner Professor of Astronomy at Case Western Reserve University. His research interests concentrate on problems of stellar evolution and physics coupled to galactic chemical evolution. His primary tools in this endeavor are abundance studies of stars based on high-resolution spectroscopic data and detailed modelling of stellar physics. When not considering the details of stellar abundances, Professor Luck often looks to the past in a consideration of archaeoastronomy, a subject about which he teaches a writing course for entering first-year CWRU students.

 
9:00 PM - Brief coffee-break / discussion time
 
9:15 PM - Business meeting to be called to order and will include the following:
 

Meeting Agenda in a Microsoft WORD file

 

Meeting Agenda in a PDF file

  ●  Treasurer's Report
  ●  Observatory Director's Report
  ●  Calls for observations
  ●  New Business
   
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