RASC National Society: GA LITE (ONLINE)

RASC Virtual GA 2020

Even more virtual astronomy events are scheduled on the two weekends following the Virtual GA, June 13-14 and June 20-21. The talks are free, open to the public, and family friendly.

Times shown here are in EDT. (Note that they are shown in PDT on the Vancouver GA LITE schedule)

Attendance to the webinars is limited to 100 on a first-come, first-served basis.

Saturday June 13th

Join Zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81319216916?pwd=WTlHVEliRjJWaWJNeExCaWJ4clNHdz09

4:00pm EDT - Ian McLennan, RASC Vancouver – Planetariums Update

4:30pm EDT - Marina Miller, RASC Vancouver – Making your centre more environmentally friendly

5:00pm EDT - Matthew Cimone, RASC Vancouver – Chasing Atlantis

5:30pm EDT - Charles Ennis, RASC Sunshine Coast – Building a small observatory

Sunday June 14th

Join Zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87211890811?pwd=WlJsRTVra21xWkR1MmxjaEJkdTJWdz09

2:00pm EDT - Chris Gainor, RASC Past President and Randall Rosenfeld, RASC Archivist – Using the Past in the Present

2:30pm EDT - Frasier Cain, the Universe Today – TBA

3:00pm EDT - Tim Yaworski, RASC Saskatoon – Shoot for the Stars: Astrophotography for Beginners (1 hour)

Saturday June 20th

Join Zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86814525014?pwd=ZjRzSWI0UmVaT2U1Ymtic0F2bml5dz09

2:00pm EDT - Aaron Boley, co-director of the Outer Space Institute at UBC – Space Policy/Debris

2:30pm EDT - Scott McGillvery, RASC Vancouver – How to put your centre on TV

3:00pm EDT - Michelle Kunimoto, UBC Grad Student – How I Discovered 17 Potential Exoplanets

3:30pm EDT - Jess McIver, UBC Astrophysicist – TBA

Sunday June 21st

Join Zoom webinar:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85055277087?pwd=NHZ6NHNwZyszMW4xZzJaUVNOVWVTQT09

2:00pm EDT - Robert Conrad & Andrew Krysa, RASC Vancouver – A failsafe guide to charting and starhopping to any astronomical object (1 hr).

3:00pm EDT - Sharon Odell, RASC Ottawa – The National Heritage of the Dominion Observatory & RASC Preservation Committee

3:30pm EDT - Kurtis Baute, Science Communicator and Creator – Why Earth Is Smaller Than You Think