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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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***REMINDER***

Yearly memberships expire Dec 31; please renew before then – $20 for another year

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Roper Mountain Astronomers Christmas Party 2014
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Our annual Christmas party will be held on

Sunday Dec 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm

at the home of Mr and Mrs. Sam Hadel,

226 piney mountain road, Greenville SC29609

         RMA will provide ham, drinks, cups, paper and plastic, and ice. Members are invited to bring a covered dish.

RSVP by November 23rd to Roper Mountain Astronomers Email

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GENERAL MEETING

November 20, 2014 at 7:30pm

In the top floor conference room beside the observatory.

This month’s meeting will be conducted by Mike Fedor. He will be speaking on the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission to perform detailed study and historic landing on November 10, 2014 on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

Refreshments will be served


 

STAR PARTY

Saturday Nov 22, 2014

Weather Permitting

Gates Open at 6:30

at the Furman Observatory on Hwy 11

For Members and invited Guests.

Bring refreshments to share.

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Our 2014-2015 Board was chosen at our October Meeting

President: Tim Sullivan

Vice President: Mike Fedor

Treasurer: Lee Ott

Secretary: Sam Hadel

Members at Large:

Vince Castello

Chip Simmons

Ed Richards

 


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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Friday Starry Nights

Now Showing in the Giant Dome Theater & Planetarium

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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.

 


Check out our RESOURCE page

 

 


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