FEB 8: POTPOURRI NIGHT

Potpourri 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 Friday Feb 8 from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus, in lecture hall SE2074 in the William Davis Building.

It’s a GO! Please note that due to the number of talks, we will start promptly at 8:00 PM.

Host: Allan Connery

PRESENTATIONS

Ken Pituley: Nikon D3100 Astrophotography.
Ken donated this camera to the club and shows what you can do with it!

Chris Malicki: Finding objects using the drift method.
Chris is a master at finding “faint fuzzies” and here he shares one useful technique.

Fred Benedikt: Looking for S.T.E.V.E.
S.T.E.V.E. is an unusual atmospheric phenomenon identified in 2016 by Canadian aurora watchers.

** Break **

Leslie Strike: Pictures from the Jan 21 TLE
Leslie shows us some of her pictures from the recent Total Lunar Eclipse.

Scott Sutherland: TLE lunar impact!
Multiple videos showed the flash of an impact on the Moon during the recent TLE. Scott updates us with the latest news.

Randy Attwood: The Sky This Month
Randy walks us through what we can see in the night sky over the next few weeks (through breaks in the clouds?)

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.

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

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