President’s Perspective – February 2010

Posted: February 1, 2010

by Liam McDaid, SVAS President When I consider all the things that have happened in the past year, I am both distressed and pleased. I’m distressed because our volunteer base has eroded away to a small number of focused energetic people. I’m pleased in that the situation seems to be changing. Perry Preston Porter (or [...]

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Community Star Party Season Opens!

Posted: February 1, 2010

Welcome to the 2010 Community **Star*Party** season. We held our first school **star*party** on the 30th of January, at Edward Harris Middle School in North Elk Grove. Besides myself, Pierre was the only other volunteer that was able to make it that night. I did hear from many of the other regular volunteers, but for [...]

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SVAS Election News

Posted: February 1, 2010

And the winners are…….. “What’s this?” you ask, another award ceremony where Hollywood parties and then pats themselves on the back? No, it’s what will be announced at the March, Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society General Meeting after our annual SVAS elections. Every March at the General Meeting the Members vote for and elect all the [...]

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What’s up at HGO?

Posted: February 1, 2010

by Perry Preston Porter For those of you that have been hibernating for the winter, it’s time to wake up, rub the sleep from your eyes, have some coffee, or in my case, some hot cocoa. “Why” you ask? Well you need time to unbury the telescope that’s in the back of the closet or [...]

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