April Meeting |Apr 5th


April Meeting Agenda
1) Greetings Robert Pothier
2) The Planets Robert Pothier
3) Discussion on our May Vote
All Your Executive
4) Break
5)Making a Large Aperture Telescope a wonderful reality.
Peter Pekurar
5) Darken the Dome
Deep Sky Challenge Linda and Steve

A synopsis of Peter Pekurar’s Presentation
This presentation will be about the transformation of a large aperture telescope from a concept to a wonderful portable instrument with superb planetary and deep sky performance. The presenter will also describe a breakthrough process used on this telescope on how to apply a chemical silver coating followed by a protected thin film over-coating that can be performed at home. The process opens a new world of pos-sibilities for low cost and high performance large reflector telescopes.

When: Friday, April 5th
Where: Fraser Building, Doran Planetarium (Downstairs)*
Time: 7:30PM

* Those who are attending for the first time will find the Planetarium by taking the stairs to the left when using the main entrance to the Fraser Building.

SAC Newsletter April 2019


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