Mark your calendars! Join the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers on November 16 at 6:00 PM for our Fall workshop. As with our spring event, there will be several speakers discussing various aspects of astronomy and how to get the most out of this very rewarding hobby. As always, be sure to bring your questions and curiosity as there will be several knowledgeable amateur astronomers available to help you start out in astronomy, take it to the next level, or perhaps give you some holiday gift ideas for the amateur astronomer in your life.
The schedule of speakers is as follows;
6:00 PM – Jim Wamsley, Meteorite Display (this will be an on going display throughout the evening)
6:30 PM – Barry Shermann, Introduction to Telescope Types
7:00 PM – Bernie Venasse, Choosing the Right Star Atlas
7:30 PM – Kevin Salwach, Binoculars for Astronomy
8:00 PM – Sue MacLachlan, The Astronomers’ Library
8:30 PM – Matthew Mannering, Eyepieces and Accessories
Admission is free so bring your family and friends!
***Please note that this event will be a workshop only. The scope clinic will held in January 2019. Stay tuned for those details.
Hamilton Spectator Building at 44 Frid St, Hamilton
Friday, November 16, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Food Share Donations:
Donations of non-perishable food for the Hamilton Food Share program will be collected at this meeting. Please drop off any items at the drop-box located near the entrance of the auditorium. All donations gratefully accepted and thanks to your generosity we’ve collected thousands of pounds of food since we began. Let’s keep up the great work as the need continues.
Photo: Scope Clinic, John Gauvreau