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LVAS - Calendar

 LVAS Calendar

Our normal ongoing program includes monthly meetings every second Tuesday of the month (February to November) at 7:30 pm at Wirilda Education Centre, various public oberving nights, and member's observing nights around new moon. We usually conclude the year with a "Starbecue" on the first weekend of December

2018
* Visitors are welcome at all LVAS events listed here, but events marked with a * are particularly suitable for the general public
FebruaryTuesday 1307:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
Members "show and tell" (visitors still welcome)
Tuesday 2707:30 PMWorkshop, at Wirilda
Cleaning optics, particulaly using "First Contact" polymer
MarchTuesday 1307:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
How to use "Skycharts", a free computer "app" for generating skycharts
Friday 23 or 2407:30 PMObserving Night, at Wirilda
Lunar observing
AprilTuesday 1007:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
Workshop - how to test your telescope using "star test" techniques
Tuesday 1707:30 PM* Observing Night, at Wirilda
Telescope Clinic (and general observing)
MayTuesday 807:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
Exo planet discoveries and update (from an amatuer perspective)
JuneTuesday 1207:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
Astronomy quiz and trivia night
JulyTuesday 1007:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
Deep Sky Catalogues ( lists of nebuale, star clusters, galaxies and the like)
Tuesday 1707:30 PM* Observing Night, at Wirilda
Cancelled due to poor weather
AugustTuesday 1407:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
Demo of various astronomical open-source software
Friday 1707:30 PM* Observing Night, at Morwell Town Common
Public Observing Night for Mars Opposition
SeptemberTuesday 1107:30 PMAnnual General Meeting, at Wirilda
08:00 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
Juno Mission – Update
OctoberTuesday 907:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
Gravity Waves (including LIGO)
Friday 1207:30 PM* Observing Night, at Wirilda
Deep Sky Observing Night
NovemberTuesday 1307:30 PMMonthly Meeting, at Wirilda
To be advised
DecemberFriday 712:00 AMBreakup Starbecue, at Wirilda
You are welcome to join LVAS for our annual breakup, BYO food & drinks