The Club meets in the Pewaukee Library conference room on the second Wednesday of every month at 7 pm.
Next Meeting: Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
The Club has a "Rain or Shine" presentation on the second Saturday of every month on an astronomy topic. The presentations are given in the Community Room at the Pewaukee Library unless otherwise noted.
The next presentation is entitled "Astronomy from Space: Probes of the Solar System and Beyond", about space probes to the other planets in the solar system and space-based observatories that study the universe beyond the solar system.
The presentation is on Saturday May 11, and will begin at our summer starting time of 8 PM.
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Monthly Archives: November 2009
Auriga is the “Charioteer” in the sky, and is quite prominent in the sky now. Its brightest star is Capella. A fairly bright star (3rd magnitude) not far away from Capella called epsilon Aurigae is undergoing one of its unusual … Continue reading
Another nova was tentitively discovered by H. Nishimura in Japan and I went to the observatory Tues night to see if I could confirm it. Yup – its there! I took an AAVSO finder chart wit me, but it was … Continue reading
I spent some time last Saturday evening taking images of some galaxies. I wanted to get a good wide field image of M33 in Triangulum which was nearly overhead. M33 (along with the Andromeda Galaxy) is part of our local … Continue reading
The observatory will be open tonight from 6:30 to 9:00 for public viewing in the large onference room. Club members will project live images from the telescope onto the view screen. See you there!