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SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 - General Membership Meeting at 8:00 PM
will be at this location:
 

New Franklin City Hall
5611 Manchester Road
Akron, OH 44319

                Click for map to New Franklin City Hall

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. Jay Renolds

 

Presentation:

“End of the Cassini Mission”

   

Jay will present the final chapter in one of NASA’s most successful interplanetary missions: Cassini. This mission visited Jupiter and Saturn, returning amazing photos and reams of data that will take years to analyze and understand! this presentation will include some of the most recent images and data. Some of the images to be presented are in 3D and 3D glasses will be provided by the ACA.

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About our speaker:

 
Dr. Reynolds is a Research Astronomer at Cleveland State University, is a member of the NASA Speakers Bureau, and is acclaimed as the area's most Visible Scientist. He was and is a contributor to NASA, presently on the DAWN Project. He gives over 30 talks a year, and is frequently on radio and television.
 
Jay is also the host of WKYC's "In The Sky" program.

To see one of the 3D images that Dr. Reynolds showed us during his excellent presentation on March 25th 2016, click here. Of course, you'll need to have your own "red-blue" 3D glasses to see the mysterious mountain Ahuna Mons on the asteroid Ceres in three dimensions
 
       
9:00 PM - Brief coffee-break / discussion time
 
9:15 PM - Business meeting to be called to order and included 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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