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2007

2007 Calendar of Events

Fri, Jan 12
7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Members' Night
Stirling Hall Theatre "A"
2007
Sat, Jan 13
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Public Observing
Queen's Observatory (Sunset time: 16:52 EST)
Kevin Kell will speak on "Astro Tourism in the Kingston Area"
Fri, Feb 9
7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Members' Night
Stirling Hall Theatre "A"
Sat, Feb 10
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing
Queen's Observatory (Sunset time: 17:30 EST)
2007
Sat, Mar 3
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse (Sunset time: 18:07 EST)
Special Public Observing Session
at the Queen's Observatory Saturday 6:30 to 8:30 pm EST

Report: Regulus, 2007 Apr, page 8., 2007 Apr, page 12.

2007
Fri, Mar 9
7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Member's Night
Speakers: Susan Gagnon, Kevin Fetter, Walter MacDonald
Stirling Hall Theatre "A"
Sat, Mar 10
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. EST
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 18:07 EST)
Queen's Observatory
2007
Fri, Apr 13
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Smog and the Galactic Environment: The Discovery of PAHs in Galactic Halos
Speaker: Dr. Judith Irwin
Location: Stirling Hall Theatre "A" Queen's University
Sat, Apr 14
9:00-10:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 19:42 EDT)
Queen's Observatory
2007
Sat, Apr 21
12:00-5:00 p.m.
ASTRONOMY DAY at Isabel Turner Library

Report: Regulus, 2007 May, page 3., 2007 Jun, page 17.

2007
Fri, May 11
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Extrasolar Planets: from Hot Jupiters to Earth-like Systems
Speaker: Dr. Terry Bridges, Queen's
Location: Stirling Hall Theatre "A" Queen's University
2007
Sat, May 12
9:00-10:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 20:20 EDT)
Queen's Observatory RASC-KC Speaker-Susan Gagnon Topic: "Binocular Observing and Star Hopping"
2007
Wed May 30
7:30 p.m.
The Kingston Public Lectures in Astronomy
Topic: Computing the Cosmos - The Universe in a Computer
Speaker: Dr.Rob Thacker, Canada Research Chair in Computational Astrophysics (see poster for abstract)
Location: Queen's U, Stirling Hall Threatre D
2007
Wed, Jun 6
7:00-9:00 p.m.
CASCA-RMC: Hogg Public Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Steven Squyres
Topic:Science Results from the Mars Exploration Rover Mission
Location: Currie Hall at RMC. [map]

Report: Regulus, 2007 Jul, page 5.

2007
Fri, Jun 8
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker- Mark Coady from PAA
Topic "Reclaiming Our Night Skies: Fighting Light Pollution"

Stirling Hall Theatre A, Queen's University

Report: Regulus, 2007 Jul, page 4.

2007
Sat, Jun 9
9:00-10:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 20:49 EDT)
Queen's Observatory

Report: Regulus, 2007 Jul, page 6.

2007
Fri, Jul 13
7:30-10:00 p.m.
"Astro Imaging" Speaker: Walter MacDonald
Stirling Hall Theatre A, Queen's University

Report: Regulus, 2007 Aug, page 7.

2007
Sat, Jul 14
9:00-10:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 20:51 EDT)
Queen's Observatory

Report: Regulus, 2007 Aug, page 5.

Fri, Jul 13-
Sun Jul 16
Stargazing Manitoulin
Thurs-Mon,
Aug 9-13
Starfest Star Party
2007
Sat, Aug 11
9:00-10:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 20:15 EDT)
Queen's Observatory

Report: Regulus, 2007 Sep, page 3., 2007 Sep, page 6.

2007
Fri, Aug 17
5:30-11:00 p.m.
Markfest BBQ**New Date** Go to the Members Only Page to get the map directions.
(no meeting at Queen's)

Report: Regulus, 2007 Sep, page 3., 2007 Sep, page 8.

2007
Mon, Aug 20
8:00-11:00 p.m.
Charleston Lake Star Party
with Terrence Dickinson (weather permitting - modest admission charge)

Report: Regulus, 2007 Sep, page 6., 2007 Sep, page 8.

Mon, Aug 27
7:00-9:00 p.m.
ATM meeeting
To work on the 16" - Contact Joe Benderavage for directions.
Thurs-Mon,
Sept 6-9
Huronia Star Party
2007
Sat, Sep 8
9:00-10:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 19:28 EDT)
Queen's Observatory

Report: Regulus, 2007 Oct, page 7.

2007
Thurs, Sep 13
7:30-8:30 p.m.
Cosmologist Joel Primack and philosopher Nancy Abrams will deliver public lectures on "The View from the Centre of the Universe: Discovering our Extraordinary Place in the Cosmos"
Location: Stirling Hall Theatre D Queen's University
2007
Fri, Sep 14
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Sex and Violence in the Night Sky (Sky Lore)
Speaker: Laura Gagné
Location: Stirling Hall Theatre A, Queen's University

Report: Regulus, 2007 Oct, page 7.

2007
Fri-Sun, Sept 14-16
Fall'N'Stars 2007 Star Party Online Registration or click here to download the form

Report: Regulus, 2007 Oct, page 5., 2007 Oct, page 6.

Saturday, Sept 15 Celebrating 2nd International Astronomy Day at Fall'N'Stars 2007 Star Party
Mon, Sept 17
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observational Astronomy for the Novice Course (OAftN) starts
Still time to sign up! Until the 2nd class on Sept 24th.
Mon, Sept 24
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observational Astronomy for the Novice Course (OAftN)
Still time to sign up! Until the 2nd class on Sept 24th.
Mon, Oct 1
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observational Astronomy for the Novice Course (OAftN)
2007
Fri, Oct 12
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Topic: Klimt's Kiss and the Corona Borealis
Speaker: Dr. Ross Kilpatrick.
Location: Stirling Hall Theatre A, Queen's University

Report: Regulus, 2007 Nov, page 3.

2007
Sat, Oct 13
7:30-9:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 18:24 EDT)
Queen's Observatory

Report: Regulus, 2007 Nov, page 6.

Mon, Oct 15
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observational Astronomy for the Novice Course (OAftN)
Mon, Oct 22
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observational Astronomy for the Novice Course (OAftN)
Sunday, Oct 28
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Executive Meeting Richardson Labs
Mon, Oct 29
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observational Astronomy for the Novice Course (OAftN)
Mon, Nov 5
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observational Astronomy for the Novice Course (OAftN)
2007
Fri, Nov 9
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Annual General Meeting & Member's Night
Stirling Hall Theatre D, Queen's University **Note Different Room**

Report: Regulus, 2007 Dec, page 3.

2007
Sat, Nov 10
7:30-9:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 17:43 EDT)
Queen's Observatory

Report: Regulus, 2007 Dec, page 4.

Mon, Nov 12
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observational Astronomy for the Novice Course (OAftN)
Fri, Nov 16
5:00-10:00 p.m.
Annual Awards Banquet
2007
Sun, Nov 25
Holleford Meteor Crater Tour

Report: Regulus, 2007 Dec, page 1.

Sat, Dec 8
7:30-9:30 p.m.
KAON Public Observing (Sunset time: 16:27 EST)
Queen's Observatory
2007
Fri, Dec 14
7:30-10:00 p.m.
Member's Night
Stirling Hall Theatre A Queen's University
Program: SLOOH Demonstration, LX-200 Demonstration, Telescope Making, Rocket Fuel Dump Video, 5 minute video preview of "The Universe", 5 minute preview of website new features

All Monthly Meetings of the Kingston Centre, and Public Observing Sessions are free and open to the Public, which are co-sponsored by the Queen's University Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Department of Astronomy.

 

Board Meetings 2007

  • Sunday, February 25: Board Meeting 13:30
  • Sunday, May 25: Board Meeting 13:30

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