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MARCH 27, 2020 - General Membership Meeting at 8:00 PM has been  CANCELLED.

As you are likely aware, the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has reached Northeast Ohio with confirmed cases. The health and safety of ACA members and the community remains our primary concern. Governor DeWine held press conferences specifically asking all institutions to implement actions to minimize the impact of COVID-19 spreading. While we recognize that these actions may cause a temporary disruption, please know that we are making decisions to minimize the advancement of the disease. To that end, the ACA Board has decided to cancel the ACA meeting scheduled for Friday, March 27th. Our scheduled speakers, Jodi and Roy McCullough have agreed to return to present in the fall. The board will make decisions about future meetings and club events as needed.

Please keep your eye on this website and, if you're a member, your email account for important club communication in the future.

New Franklin City Hall    -     CANCELLED.
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:



Jodi and Roy McCullough    -     CANCELLED.





  What is happening to Betelgeuse?
This presentation will discuss what has been observed, two ways to look at star brightness, the life cycle of stars and the death of very large stars. We will look at other unusual behaviors of Betelgeuse and explore the star that is the most likely future supernova candidate.


  Jodi is the President of MVAS (Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society) and teaches a night class in Astronomy at the University of Mount Union. Roy teaches physics at the University of Mount Union.
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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