April Meeting 2005

Public Meeting
Tuesday April. 7th, 2005
7:00-9:00pm CDT

Topic :"A Brief Introduction to Astrophysics"
Speaker: Michael Koppelman


St Paul, MN

Images shot on Tuesday April 7th, 2005.
Shot with a Kodak CX7300

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President Mike makes announcements

Michael Koppleman

Michael Koppleman explains redshift

Michael Koppleman speaks

Michael Koppleman explains Galaxy rotation

Greg Haubrich : presents an Astro League awards

Jim Fox promotes occultation observations

Michael Koppleman answers questions

after meeting munchies





The April meeting of the society will be Thursday, April 7th, 7 p.m. at the Science Museum of Minnesota in downtown St. Paul. The meeting will be held in the Science Live Theater, one level down from the main lobby. Tell the attendant at the exhibit entrance that you are attending the MAS meeting.

For the main topic of the evening, MAS member Michael Koppleman will give 'A Brief Introduction to Astrophysics', covering the science and math of astrophysics, but from a very accessible and non-intimidating perspective.

Following the main speaker and club announcements, etc. we will have time to socialize with our fellow amateur astronomers.

Michael Koppelman www.lolife.com/astronomy/
692K PDF file of Michael's talk 'A Brief Introduction to Astrophysics'.

Previous Meetings:
September. 2003, November. 2003, December. 2003
January. 2004, February. 2004, May 2004, August 2004, October 2004, November 2004, December 2004

January 2005, February 2005, April 2005

Photos by Ben Huset

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