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FOR THE PROMOTION OF ASTRONOMY AND SCIENCE FOR FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMUNITY in GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA AND SURROUNDING REGION EST 1987

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STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Saturday, January 24

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We are having a star party tonight at our Dark Sky sight on Hwy 11. Gates open @ 6:15pm. Bring a refreshment to share if you wish. Members and invited guests are welcome.

M42,M43 and the Running Man Nebula
Photo by Dennis Wilde

 

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M42,M43 and the Running Man Nebula imaged January 11,2015. Less than 7 minutes total exposure with a Canon 60da DSLR and a Stellarvue SVR105 from Campobello, SC
The Great Orion Nebula (M42) can be seen as a small hazy patch just below the line of three stars that makes up Orion’s Belt as you look south on a cold winters night.


 


Deep Space Mysteries Calendar

2015 RMA Calendars on Sale now

$15.00 each

 

 


RMA Picnic held on September 20, 2014

Photos Contributed By: Bill Brown and Sam Hadel

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Smartphone/Tablet App from Celestron

Celestron App March of this year Celestron released a FREE app for both Android and iOS Smartphones and Tablets. COSMOS™ Celestron® Navigator which allows you to pilot your own tour of the universe, inspired by the series COSMOS™, with Celestron’s new planetarium app. Explore the Solar System, 120,000 stars, over 200 star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, and dozens of asteroids, comets, and satellites—including the ISS. Navigator includes everything you need to experience the night sky in an exciting new way. You can download this app using the following links:

For Android devices:

Google Play Store

For iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.):

iTunes Store


 
 

HISTORY OF THE DANIEL OBSERVATORY

Presentation Here

By Lee Ott

 


 

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We have RMA Tee Shirts, Patches, Coffee cups, and star maps for sale. These will be for sale at meetings, star parties, and other events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Getting started with Star Gazing

By Lee Ott

Click to see the presentation from the June Meeting

 


Thanks to George Stevens, RMA Member for donating a refrigerator for our dark sky site.

 


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