Astronomy Club

RHIT Astronomy Club


The club meets on Thursdays at 9 PM until DST is over, then 8 PM after in the Lynn Reeder lab, based on the weather.
If it is cloudy, don't risk the drive out to the observatory unless it is one of the dates listed below.

Fall 2012 Events:

Event Date
How to use teloscopes properly and lab orientation September 6
Introduction to CCD camera software October 4
How to Read Star Maps October 25

Spring 2013 Events:

Event Date Time
Messier Marathon (Cancelled) March 9 – March 10 5:00PM Saturday – 8:00AM Sunday
Observatory Work: Day 1 March 13 2:00PM – 5:00PM
Messier Rain Data March 16 – March 17 6:00PM Saturday – 7:00AM Sunday
Observatory Work: Day 2 March 27 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Telescope Certification April 10 TBA
Observatory Work: Day 3 April 13 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Observatory Work: Day 4 April 24 3:00PM – 6:00PM
Turkey Run Camp Out May 4 – May 5 All Weekend Long
Observatory Work: Day 5 May 8 4:00PM – 7:00PM