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JANUARY 24, 2020 - 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:



Phil Creed, Past President of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club



"Refractors - A Glass Act"
This program will cover the history of refractors, their strengths and weaknesses, and current market trends.

About our speaker:


Phil Creed is a lifelong amateur astronomer from Stark County, and a 1997 graduate of The University of Akron. He has observed over fifty comets but his main level of expertise is in visual deep-sky observing, particularly in remote locations further south in Ohio and West Virginia. Phil has had articles on sky transparency and weather's effect on astronomy published in "Sky & Telescope" magazine. Lately, Phil has turned to astrophotography at which he has become quite successful!

Phil last spoke to the ACA on February 26, 2016 when he gave a presentation on eyepieces titled "Ocularology - Historical and Modern Eyepiece Designs"

Phil with a very seldom seen serious look. Usually he's wearing a smile ear to ear.
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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