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! ***
Host: Wendy Belcher
Leslie Strike and Chris Malicki: 2018 Astrophotography Contest Leslie and Chris will show the winning photos!
Kirby Alguire: Arizona Sky Village (ASV)
Kirby is a part owner of a property there and has lots of photos of the houses, observatories and local surroundings.
Fred Benedikt: Travelogue on his visit to Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona (10 mins)
** Break **
Leslie Strike: Mississauga Centre Awards
Call for members to nominate other members for awards
John Marchese: Stars part 3 – How Stars Die
Before we get into cool stuff like supernovae, John will Include a recap of parts 1 and 2
Jo VandenDool: Observing Certificates
Jo will share some videos how to work towards these
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!