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CAAC Regular Monthly Meeting

March 18, 2017,  6:30 pm at the Good Hope Observatory, Good Hope, WV 

Please bring a covered dish to share.

All members and those interested in joining are encouraged to attend.

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 The CAAC Annual Astronomy Day Event

Coming on April 29, 2017

Held at the Gaston Caperton Center

of Fairmont State University, from 10:00 thru 4:00. Featuring noted area speakers, a display of various telescopes and kids activities.

Our speakers for Astronomy Day will be:

John Taylor, CAAC Vice-President,  presenting on "Eclipses"

Nathan Tehrani, WVU Graduate Student in Engineering, presenting on  
"Orion and the Space Launch System"

Pete Gentile, WVU Graduate Research Assistant, presenting on "Pulsars  
and Extragalactic Bursts"

Hope to see you there!

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Green Bank Star Quest XIV

July 19th - 22th, 2017

Our 14th annual OPTICAL and RADIO astronomy "Star Party" held at the  Green Bank Observatory, Green Bank, WV.  We have keynote speakers each night with presentations on the latest in optical & radio astronomy.   Featured "Keynote Presentation" Saturday night. Clinics and additional presentations held daily (indoors) on multiple subjects including Astrophotography. Solar and nighttime observing at your campsite. Campground has graveled roads, sanitary stations and a HOT shower facility (close by).  Featuring: a Large Raffle Drawing, Children's Activities, Cafeteria and Snack Bar,  and Vendors on site. The 4-day registration fee is just $100. Limited bunkhouse accommodations for additional fee. Website http://www.greenbankstarquest.org. Contact phone 304-669-3555.