MAS General Meeting
Feb 2nd, 2012

Next Meeting

February 2nd at Fairview Community Center, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Annual Budget Meeting

Speaker: Professor Terrence Flower - St. Catherine University
Topic: Significant Science Locations in Europe

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March 1st at Fairview Community Center, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Dave Falkner - MAS President
Topic: ''The Last Transit of Venus'' (in our lifetime anyway…)

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Meeting Location: Fairview Community Center
1910 County Road B West - Room 108
Roseville, MN 55113

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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: Dark Matter Dark Energy
July 2009: Observing our Dusty Universe
Aug 2009 : Adventures with a 6 ft Mirror Blank: Bill Volna
Sept 2009 : China's Solar Eclipse of 2009: Mike Kauper & Bill Glass
Oct 2009 : Space Weather & Plasma Physics:Professor Mark J. Engebretson
Nov 2009 : Hunting Binary Asteroids: Russ Durkee
Dec 2009 : X-Ray Bursts from Low Mass Binary Stars :


Jan 2010 :Numerical Simulation of the Solar Wind
Feb 2010 :Review & Approval of the MAS 2010 operating budget
March
April
May 2010 :Wonders of the Solar System
June 2010 : Low mass galaxy formation
July 2010 : Occultation Adventures
August 2010 : Birth and Evolution of Galaxies
September 2010 : 2010 Solar Eclipse
October 2010 : Dwarf Galaxies
November 2010 : Astrophotography and MAS : A Match made in Heaven?
December 2010 : imax : Hubble & MAS Elections


January 2011 : Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA
February 2011 : Annual business & budget meeting
March:
April 2011 : The development of curricula for outreach to schools
May:
June 2011 : Zooniverse
July:
August:
Sept 2011 : South Pole Research on the Cosmic Radiation Background
Oct 2011 : The Biggest, The Brightest and the Best -- Stars
Nov 2011 : Building an All Sky Camera
Dec 2011 : A Whole Lot of Nothing & MAS Elections


Jan 2012 : Astro Swap Meet
Feb 2012 : Significant Science Locations in Europe


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