General Meeting - Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM in Room 104 - Royall Hall - UMKC
6:30 - 7:00 Meet and Greet*
7:00 - THE CLARK AND MORRISON
The July general meeting of the Astronomical Society of Kansas City
will feature Ralph Dumas, operator of the Clark Telescope at
Morrison Observatory on the Central Methodist University campus
near Fayette, Mo. He will speak on the history of the
He is a past president of Central Missouri
Astronomy Association and operation manager, Laws
Observatory, University of Missouri-Columbia.
His awards include the Astronomical League’s
Messier Program-Honorary and the Binocular Messier. He was awarded
an honorary Bachelor of Science degree in 2013 from CMU for his many
years of volunteer work at Morrison Observatory.
Meetings of the Astronomical Society of Kansas City take place at
7:00 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month except December. Th e next
three meetings will be July 26, August 23 and September 27. Th e September meeting is the annual "members only picnic".
We've added an informal meet-and-greet from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Board members and club members will be available to answer questions, chat about news of the day and in general get to know faces in the light, rather than voices in the dark. Treats will (probably) be available for the meet-and-greet before meetings and after meetings. Also after general meetings and weather permitting, you are invited to the roof of Royall Hall to look through some of the instruments inhabiting the Warkoczewski Observatory.