2017 CAA Meetings and Events:
May 8, 2017
Dave Watkins, CAA Member and Astrophotography Enthusiast
“Solar and Planetary Imaging” From acquiring the images to final processing, club member Dave Watkins will walk us through the entire process! Types of cameras, how to attach to your telescope, and the software (often free!) for capturing, sorting, stacking, and sharpening!
June 12, 2017
CAA Annual Telescope Show and Tell
This presentation will feature various club members showing and discussing the telescopes they own and use. This “show and tell” will be ideal for beginners and those who would like to own a telescope, but are not sure what type would be best for them!
July 10, 2017 — To Be Announced
August 14, 2017
Tom Benson, Senior Aeronautical Engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center:”GEMINI, THE FORGOTTEN MIDDLE CHILD OF THE AMERICAN RACE TO THE MOON!” Dr. Benson, an engineer with NASA for more than 40 years, will discuss the Gemini Program, NASA’s two-man capsule that succeeded Mercury and preceded Apollo!
CAA Public Star Parties:
For more information and directions to our observing site, please see the following section: CAA Observatory
Here are the 2017 convention dates for regional conventions and star parties:
Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society (CVAS) — June 17
Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS) — August 12
Cuyahoga Astronomical Association (CAA) — September 16
Black River Astronomical Society (BRAS) — September 23