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by Peter Jedicke
May 26th, 2015, 12:45 am
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Re: ** Forum Maintenance and Changes **

The changes are okay overall, but I hope you'll consider going back to the Thumbs Up instead of the hearts.
by Peter Jedicke
June 22nd, 2015, 3:13 am
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Re: AstroCATS 2015 is June 27 and June 28

Thanks, Marcin and Richard. I am glad you're going to AstroCATS. Don't worry if you're not able to volunteer for whatever reason. You can help us by making a note of anything you think is special, whether good or bad, so the GA2016 Committee can consider it over the next 10 months. We need every sug...
by Peter Jedicke
July 2nd, 2015, 11:32 am
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The Society has bought SkyNews magazine

News fresh from the Society's Board of Directors. We are now the publishers of SkyNews. The magazine will remain the same for at least three years and members will all continue to receive SkyNews as part of membership for the foreseeable future. This is a huge opportunity for the Society. http://ima...
by Peter Jedicke
July 6th, 2015, 9:01 pm
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Re: The Society has bought SkyNews magazine

Hi everyone, thanks for your input on this. I'm not on the Society's Board of D, and not on any Committee that had a role in this. London Centre's Craig L is on the BoD, so maybe we'll get a chance to grill him on this topic when he's back from visiting The Old Country (i.e. Cape Breton). I'm sorry ...
by Peter Jedicke
July 24th, 2015, 6:51 am
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Re: Rona Star Night

Thanks for hosting this event at his home north of London go to Gary H. Even though only a handful of Gary's work colleagues showed up, they seemed to enjoy the views. Gary and Dale Armstrong both set up their vintage 80mm refractors on tripods. Harold T had his portable refractor [see reply below -...
by Peter Jedicke
October 22nd, 2015, 12:26 am
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Re: Cronyn Observatory 75th Anniversary, October 24th / 25th, 2015

Hi everyone,
thanks to the quick thinking of our member Roman D, there's a nice article about the Cronyn Observatory in the Free Press today.
See http://www.lfpress.com/2015/10/21/doors ... is-weekend
Thank you Roman!
by Peter Jedicke
October 26th, 2015, 2:34 pm
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Poetry & astronomy, 2015-10-28

There will be a public lecture at the downtown Public Library on Wednesday, 2015-10-28 from 19:00 to 20:00 in the classroom, that might interest some of us. It's about the poet Robinson Jeffers who was around in the first half of the 20th Century and wrote some poems that have astronomy themes. Jeff...
by Peter Jedicke
November 19th, 2015, 11:18 am
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Re: November OGM

Hi Gary,
Jeff works really hard to keep the London Centre home page up to date. Info is there pretty much all the time, as soon as we know what's planned. Mike Watson is coming tomorrow.
by Peter Jedicke
November 21st, 2015, 10:23 am
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Presentation by Peter Jedicke this Wednesday

There will be a talk by RASC London Centre Honorary President Peter Jedicke on Wednesday 2015-11-25 at 19:00 in the Tonda Room at the London Public Library, Central Branch. The title of the talk is Doomsday on Jupiter: The Untold Story of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 In 1994, as Comet SL9 sped toward an i...
by Peter Jedicke
November 23rd, 2015, 3:57 pm
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Tuesday evening: simulated Mars mission at Western U

the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX) at Western U hosts the mission control for a simulated Mars Sample Return mission run in collaboration with the Canadian Space Agency and an NSERC CREATE program. See http://create.uwo.ca for updates. Students from Western, York University, Sai...