Our February Meeting… Friday, February 12
Join us for our next general meeting at Buffalo State College meeting room at 7:30 pm on Friday, February 12. Our guest speaker will be veteran eclipse chaser and astrophotographer Dan Marcus who will help us prepare our plans for the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse that will be visible across the United States. See you there.
Save the Date for our BAA Dinner Banquet
Our 2016 Dinner Banquet will take place on Saturday evening April 16th at Risotto Ristorante, featuring special guest speaker Kimberly Cartier. Currently completing her PhD at Pennsylvania State University department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Kimberly is an expert in the exciting field of extrasolar planet research. You can read her blog for the Space Exploration Network (SEN) here. Details to follow!
Holst’s The Planets collaboration with BPO
The BAA will join forces with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to share views of the night sky following a performance of Holst’s The Planets. Details will be forthcoming… watch this space to find out how you can join us in this exciting collaboration with our symphony orchestra!
Beaver Meadow Observatory
Our 2015 public season at Beaver Meadow Observatory concluded with our final public night on Saturday, October 3. We look forward to hosting WNY stargazers again when we resume on April 2, 2016. In the meantime, club members are out using the equipment and enjoying the dark skies at our North Java site year round. Contact our observatory Directors to learn how you can join them.Observatory Info
The Sky this Week:
Celestial Event Details HERE.