Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society

President’s Message

It’s hard to believe that it is July 1st already. I must be having fun as fast as the time is moving.

Star Party Update: We are working on getting registration open as fast as we can. It’s a new format, working through Word Press and getting familiar to the format is a new learning curve. We should have it up and open in the near future.

July 10th is the July Staunton River Observing session. It it from 9 – 11pm. These are always great fun and people show up if it’s clear or cloudy. It is just fun talking about astronomy. I hope everyone can make it just to enjoy the dark skies and socialize.

July 13 is the next Club Meeting. It will be a Zoom meeting. We will get the zoom invite out to you. Our speaker will be Phyllis Lang of the Raleigh Astronomy Club.

Title: “Understanding Orbits of Asteroids and Comets”.
Learn about the orbits of these small members of our solar system with diagrams and discussion (and NO equations!)

Bio is: Phyllis is a long-time member of the Raleigh Astronomy Club. She observes with telescopes and binoculars and is the author of Deep-Sky Planner software.

Clear Skies!