June 8 meeting: All about ‘scopes

The June 2015 meeting of the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association will feature a gathering of telescopes. Members are invited to bring their personal telescopes to the meeting so that various designs can be seen and compared, all in one place.

The meeting begins Monday, June 8, at 7:30 PM at the Rocky River Nature Center; 24000 Valley Parkway; North Olmsted, Ohio. Visitors are welcome!

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November 10: Meeting, Elections, and Program

The Cuyahoga Astronomical Association will hold its final general meeting and program for the year on Monday, November 10, 7:30 PM at the Rocky River Nature Center. In addition to regular club business, the biennial nomination and election of club officers and at-large board members will take place.

“Archaeo-astronomy” will be the topic of the evening’s astronomy presentation. Speaker Ed Alderman will describe how early man viewed the skies and measured the motions of the stars and planets.

Attendance by guests is welcome but participation in club business and elections is restricted to current members of the club.

Cluster galaxies to be subject of January 13 meeting lecture

The first club meeting of the New Year will take place this coming Monday (January 13), 7:30 PM, at the Rocky River Nature Center.

As usual, our speaker’s lecture will come first at 7:30. We will welcome Dr. Chris Mihos, professor of astronomy at Case Western Reserve University, who will discuss “The Violent Lives of Cluster Galaxies.”

The business portion of the meeting will take place following the lecture and a brief intermission.