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Upcoming Meetings and Events

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News & Other Items
 

Regular Meeting

Guest Speaker: Nik Arora (Queen's University)

Topic: Colours of the Universe

Location: Queen's University, Stirling Hall Theatre A, on Bader Lane in Kingston Ontario Canada.

There is free parking on surface lots: Macintosh Corry Parking Lot, with access off Union St and on Bader Lane, right in front of Stirling Hall (Physics).

Join us for dinner before the event (pay your own way) at The Sports Tap and Grill, located in the Queen's Inn at 125 Brock St for 4:45pm

There will be observing reports from members as well as astronomical announcements.

Regular Meeting

Guest Speaker: TBA Topic: TBA

Location: Queen's University, Stirling Hall Theatre A, in Kingston Ontario Canada.

There is free parking on surface lots: Macintosh Corry Parking Lot, with access off Union St and on Bader Lane, right in front of Stirling Hall (Physics).

 

Join us for dinner before the event (pay your own way) at The Sports Tap and Grill, located in the Queen's Inn at 125 Brock St for 4:45 p.m.

There will be observing reports from members as well as astronomical announcements.

No Regular Meeting in April; Observing CANCELLED

**UPDATE** Unless you like observing in the cloud, the rain and winds gusting to 50kph, the observing session for this evening after dinner has been CANCELLED.

Due to exams at our normal meeting place at Queen's University in Kingston, and rooms being highly unavailable, we have cancelled the Regular meeting from 7-9pm.

In its place, we will begin with the regular premeeting dinner gathering at The Sports Tap and Grill on the eastern end of the Queen's Inn on Brock St at Bagot St, across from the Kingston Main Post Office, for a 5pm event.

KAON Queen's Observatory Open House

The KAON (Kingston Astronomy Outreach Network) Queen's University Ellis Hall Observatory Open House is Saturday!

We have an Open House coming up this Saturday March 10th, 2018, starting at 7:30pm? or 8:00pm? ( check when closer to the event) in the Ellis Hall Auditorium.

This month's speaker is James Sikora who will talking about "Oumuamua: The First Known Interstellar Visitor to our Solar System".

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