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May 8: Astronomy 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 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 May 8 meeting will feature talks on Astrophotography and the night sky in May.

 

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: John Marchese

Presentations:

Elina Hoodfar – First Durham Insurance A review of the RASC Insurance Benefit
Charlene Xia – Time Lapse Photography

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Phil Mozel – Various Astrophotos
John Marchese – Report on Amanda Peet’s Talk on Wed at the P.I.
Randy Attwood – The Sky this Month

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 Montana’s Cookhouse – 2530 Hyde Park Gate, Oakville (off Dundas east of Hwy 403 in front of the Canadian Tire store) for more fun!