Click on the links below to view our 2020 virtual general meeting recording.
December 2020 General Virtual Meeting
Featured Speaker was Kelly Douglass, Prof. Physics & Astronomy University of Rochester: “Mapping the Universe with DESI”
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November: Short Talk- Michael Richmond – “How long would it take for earth to fall directly onto the sun”,
Feature talk- Larry McHenry – “ The Herschels and their catalog”
November 2020 General Virtual Meeting
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Featured talk was by Scott J. Kenyon, Astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, titled “Pluto Strikes Back!”
October 2020 General Virtual Meeting
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September 2020 General Virtual Meeting
Feature Talk by John L. Callas PhD ” The Robotic Exploration of Mars”
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August 2020 General Virtual Meeting
Feature Speaker Matthew East, Lead Opto-Mechanical Engineer, Space Structures, L3Harris Technologies: “Future NASA Flagship Missions”
July 2020 Joint ASRAS-RAS Meeting
ASRAS RAS joint July Virtual Meeting July 17 2020 Fellow Induction RAS Elections
June 2020 General Virtual Meeting
ASRAS June 5 2020 Virtual Meeting Feature Speaker David Bishop, “Astronomy Year in Review”
May 2020 General Virtual Meeting
ASRAS May 1 2020 Virtual Meeting Feature Speaker Richard O’Shaughnessy, Theoretical Gravitational Wave Astrophysicist, RIT: “gravitational Waves – Pt. III
April 2020 General Virtual Meeting
ASRAS April 3 2020 Virtual Meeting Feature Speaker Michael Richmond Prof Physics & Astronomy RIT “Cutting the Hubble Constant Down to Size”
March 2020 General Meeting
Short talk: Coronavirus update. Main talk: Victoria Butler -Imaging radio telescope at Kitt Peak. This was our last In-Person meeting for 2020 due to the Covid 19.
February 2020 General Meeting
January 2020 General Meeting
Steve Fentress – Use of the Observer’s Handbook. Main talk: John Schafer – Large Optics Engineering and Metrology for Kodak’s Reconnaissance Projects.