MAS General Meeting
Sept 4th, 2008

The Sept 2008 meeting of the society was on Thursday, September 4th.
We held the meeting at the
Fairview Community Center,
at 1910 County Road B West.
Roseville, MN

The topic was committee and observing site reports and a continued general discussion of MAS plans and goals. We wanted input from everyone as this important meeting.

Also... Astronomical Show and Tell! Do you have a cool new gadget or tool that you're excited about? Bring it and show it to us!

Images shot on Sept 4th, 2008.
Shot with a Nikon D40

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Thursday Sept. 4th, 2008

MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Fairview Community Center
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Fairview Community Center
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MAS Sept 2008 Meeting agenda
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MAS Sec. Bill announces Fall Messier Marathon Results
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Bill & MM winner Dennis
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Bill and MM winner Ken
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Bill talks about his trip to China to see the Aug 1st 2008 Solar Elipse
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Shadow path
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Steve talks about the Cherry Grove site
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Ken talks about the Cherry Grove site
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Vic talks about the Cherry Grove site
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Dave talks about Onan
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Dave talks about Onan
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Dave talks about Onan
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Bill talks about LLCC & Belwin sites
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Bill talks about LLCC & Belwin sites
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Bill talks about LLCC & Belwin sites
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snack food
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MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Dale shows his Bath Interferometer
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
MAS Sept 2008 Meeting
Fairview Community Center



Previous MAS Meetings :
Jan 2007 : Local Group of Galaxies
Feb 2007 : Amateur Astronomy Research
Mar 2007 : Canceled due to Snow Storm
Apr 2007 : Catastrphic Novas
May 2007 : UFOs Physical Trace Research
Jun 2007 : Infrared Observations with the Spitzer Space Telescope
Jul 2007 : Catastrophic Variables & M1
Aug 2007 : Student Astronomy Experiments
Sep 2007 : Asteroids
Oct 2007 : The 280 Mpc Void in Eridanus -- Contemplating the Void
Nov 2007 : Observing the 'Ain't No' objects
Dec 2007 : Tour of National Maritime Museum / Royal Greenwich Observatory

Jan 2008 : Visual Variable Star Observing Is Fun
Feb 2008 : Exploring the Moon and Mars in Utah?
Mar 2008 : Ongoing Monitoring of Classical Novae and U of MN Outreach program Universe in the Park
Apr 2008 : Viewing and Imaging in the SW USA
May 2008 : The Local Group of Galaxies: A Voyage Within Our Nearest Universe
June 2008 : Demonstrating mirror testing techniques
July 2008 : Onan Tour
August 2008 : committee and observing site reports, "Contemporary Lab Experiences in Astronomy, an Overview of Available Software part 2" and a general discussion of MAS plans and goals.


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