The Club meets in the Pewaukee Library conference room on the second Wednesday of every month at 7 pm.
Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7 pm.
The Club has a "Rain or Shine" presentation on the second Saturday of every month on an astronomy topic. The presentations are free, and given in the Community Room at the Pewaukee Library unless otherwise noted.
The next presentation is on Saturday March 8, 7 PM entitled “ The Juno Mission: in Search of Our Origin". The presentation will discuss the current six-year Juno space mission that is exploring and uncovering the many mysteries of Jupiter, which may lead to a better understanding and possible answers to the Earth's origin. The presentation is intended for a general audience.
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This Saturday, March 13 at 7 PM Greg Buchwald will give a talk entitled “A Dozen Years of Chasing the Shadow: Observing Solar Eclipses” As always, the event is free and open to the public — please join us! Greg … Continue reading
We often speak of the stars as being fixed in the heavens or refer to their motion only in vast time scales compared to our lifetimes. But the things that truly pique our interest in astronomy involve movement. The planets, for … Continue reading
Please join us on Saturday, January 9th at 7pm at the Pewaukee Library. Club member Scott Berg will give a talk entitled “The Life and Times of a Star” – A short discussion of the very long life of a … Continue reading
This Saturday from 11 to noon at the Pewaukee Library, Mike Paquette will give a talk called “Seasons and Constellations” Geared for ages 7 to 12, kids can come and see what causes our seasons, why the stars move like they do, and … 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!
Check out the following link for the post-servicing mission pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. These pictures showcase some of the new capabilities installed during the last servicing mission in May. I think they are amazing and speak for … Continue reading