MAS General Meeting
August 6th, 2009

Thursday, August 6th, 2009 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Speaker: Bill Volna
Topic: Adventures with a 6 ft Mirror Blank
Location: Fairview Community Center, Roseville MN
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MAS Monthly Meetings are held from 7:00 to 9:00 PM on the First Thursday of the month. Meetings are generally held at the Fairview Community Center in Roseville, although they may occasionally be held elsewhere.

Images shot on Thursday August 6th, 2009.
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Thursday August 6th, 2009

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MAS Meeting @ Fairview Community Center
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Greg talks about Northern Nights Starfest
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Greg talks about Northern Nights Starfest
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Greg talks about Northern Nights Starfest
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Ken talks about Northern Nights Starfest
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Merle talks about Camping with the Stars
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Bill, Loren and Michael promote the Sept Meeting about the China Eclipse
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Loren and Michael promote the Sept Meeting about the China Eclipse
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Greg passes out Astro League Awards
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Greg gives Ben his Outreach Level Astro League Outreach Award
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Greg gives Ben his Outreach Level Astro League Outreach Award
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Ben's Astro League Outreach Level Outreach Award
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Greg gives Merle his Outreach Level Astro League Outreach Award
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Merle's Astro League Outreach Level Outreach Award
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Greg gives Merle his Steller Level Astro League Outreach Award
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Merle's Astro League Steller Level Outreach Award
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Greg gives Merle his Master Level Astro League Outreach Award
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Merle's Astro League Master Level Outreach Award
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Greg gives Bob his Outreach, Steller & Master Level Astro League Outreach Awards
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Bob's Astro League Outreach Level Outreach Award
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Bob's Astro League Steller Level Outreach Award
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Bob's Astro League Master Level Outreach Award
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Bill Volna & Steve
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna & 6 ft mirror Blank
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna & his Tardis Scope
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna
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Bill Volna Q & A
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MAS name badges
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Astro League Outreach award & Pins
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Outreach Level Outreach pin
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Master Level Outreach pin
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ATMer Ben M & Mirror blank
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Ben M & Mirror blank
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Fairview Community Center
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Fairview Community Center
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Fairview Community Center
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Bill Volna's Presentation Images


Next Meeting:
September 3rd, 2009 - 7:00 pm
Speaker: Mike Kauper & Bill Glass
Topic: China's Solar Eclipse of 2009
Location: 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.
Sept 2008 :General discussion of MAS plans and goals
Oct 2008 :First Look at Stardust's Comet Cargo
Nov 2008 :The Vatican and Astronomy (video presentation)
Dec 2008 :Numerical Simulations of AGN Jets

Jan 2009 :Astro League Observing Programs & Obsevation Planning and Processing
Feb 2009 :MAS Budget Approval
March 2009 :Dr. Kris Davidson - Eta Carinae
April 2009 : Gravitational Wave Search: LIGO : U of MN Assistant Professor: Vuk Mandic
May 2009 : Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe : Alex Filippenko
June 2009:
July 2009:
Aug 2009 : Adventures with a 6 ft Mirror Blank: Bill Volna


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