August 7: Astronomy Potpourri Night

RocketPotpourri meetings feature a series of short presentations on various astronomy and space topics given by members of the Mississauga Centre. The meeting is open to the public and is free. The meeting will be held from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus, in lecture hall SE2082 in the William Davis Building. The August 7 meeting will feature talks about DIY rocketry, a travelogue on a trip to an Irish observatory, Starfest information, and a report on the recent GA in Halifax.

Enter off of Mississauga Road. Park in lot 4 or in the parkade across from the fitness centre south of the
 Davis Building. Enter through the Fitness centre, walk up the stairs until you reach the main corridor then turn right. (If you need an elevator, follow the corridor to the right of the stairs, then go up to the main floor.) Look for the Mississauga Centre sign in front of the lecture room.

Host: Jo Vandendool

Presentations:

Christopher Lansdale – DIY Rocketry

Steve Mallia – report on his visit to the Dunsink observatory in Dublin, Ireland

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Leslie Strike – on the Halifax GA

John Marchese – Starfest 2015 preview

If you are a member and would like to make a presentation at an upcoming meeting, please contact one of our potpourri meetings coordinators: John Marchese, Stephen Mallia, John Golla or Chris Malicki – MEMMTG@mississauga.rasc.ca.

After the meeting, join us at at a local watering hole (location announced during the meeting) for more fun!

 

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