Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society

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Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society

9/6/14 Hopewell Furnace Solar Observing

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TODAY'S EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CLOUDS AND THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER.

September 6, 2014, 2:00 pm at the Hopewell Furnace Visitor Center, near the parking lot.

Have you ever wondered what the Sun looks like?  Members of BCAAS will have special telescopes set up that will allow you to safely look at the Sun.  You will be able to see sunspots and flares.  Check here for event status if it is cloudy, as our telescopes can't see through clouds.

 

9/11/14 Monthly Meeting

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September 11, 2014, 7:30 pm at Bicentennial House in West Reading

Our speaker will be Mark Kochte, from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. He will be discussing the current Mercury mission, MESSENGER.

 

10/17/14 Nolde Forest Star Watch

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October 17, 2014,  6:30 pm

The public is invited to attend a program in McConnell Hall, rain or shine, followed by observing through Club member's telescopes if weather permits.

 

10/18/14 Blue Marsh Star Watch

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October 18, 2014, 6:45 pm, at the Old Church Road access of Blue Marsh Lake

Join us for an evening of observing the night sky through club member telescopes. Please note that our telescopes can't see through clouds, so check here for event status if the weather is questionable!

 

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