10/3 Presentation: Growing Up With The Astronauts

Join us October 3rd as James Loftus presents:
Growing Up With The Astronauts

Speaker: James Loftus, director of the JPLMuseum* in Stayton, OR

James  will bring a few NASA artifacts from his father’s collection: a plug extracted from the Apollo 11 command module heat shield and a hyper-velocity impact demonstration piece. He will discuss our museum’s mission and share stories of the people who made manned missions to the moon successful.

JPLMuseum.org is located in the Historic Gardner House Cafe’ at 633 North Third Ave. Stayton, Oregon.

Hours of operation are Tuesday thru Saturday from 8:00 AM to 3:00PM. Phone 503 602 9128.

For more information, seehttps://www.jplmuseum.org/

June 6th Presentation: Astronomical Sketching

Astronomical Sketching
Our Speaker: Howard Banich

“Sketching at the eyepiece is a time-honored means of disciplining the observer’s vision to see all that’s detecatable on a given night”

Howard Banich made his first astronomical sketch in 1973. He will describe his process from the first rough sketches to the smoothly finished drawings published in Sky & Telescope.

Night Sky 45 Astronomy Club 6/6/2018 Meeting Poster: Astronomical Sketching
Night Sky 45 Astronomy Club 6/6/2018 Meeting Poster: Astronomical Sketching

Our Own Richard Berry Presents: Broken Starlight

Join us 5/2/2018 as our own Richard Berry presents:

Broken Starlight – Adventures With A Spectroscope
Our Speaker: Richard Berry

Spectroscopy has told humanity more about the true nature of stars and planets than all other tools of the astronomer combined. Our speaker this month, Richard Berry, tells a few tales about Astro–Spectroscopy what we learn by “breaking” starlight into a spectrum.

Night Sky 45 Astronomy Club 5/2/2018 Meeting Poster: Broken Starlight