Virtual Meetings 2020

Click on the following link to view the December meeting recording:

ASRAS December 4 2020 Virtual Meeting – YouTube

Featured Speaker was Kelly Douglass, Prof. Physics & Astronomy University of Rochester: “Mapping the Universe with DESI”

Click on the following link to view the November meeting recording:

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”

ASRAS November 6 2020 Virtual Meeting – YouTube1

Click on the following link to view the October 2020 general meeting presentation.

Featured talk was by Scott J. Kenyon, Astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, titled “Pluto Strikes Back!”

ASRAS October 2 2020 Virtual Meeting – YouTube

Click on the following link to view the September General Meeting Video.

ASRAS September 11 2020 Virtual Meeting – YouTube

Feature Talk by John L. Callas PhD ” The Robotic Exploration of Mars”

Click on the following link to View the August General Virtual Meeting Video:

ASRAS August 7 2020 Virtual Meeting – YouTube

Feature Speaker Matthew East, Lead Opto-Mechanical Engineer, Space Structures, L3Harris Technologies: “Future NASA Flagship Missions”

July 17 Joint ASRAS-RAS Meeting

ASRAS RAS joint July Virtual Meeting July 17 2020 – YouTube

ASRAS RAS joint July Virtual Meeting July 17 2020 Fellow Induction RAS Elections

The June 2020 General Virtual Meeting

ASRAS June 5 2020 Virtual Meeting – YouTube

ASRAS June 5 2020 Virtual Meeting Feature Speaker David Bishop, “Astronomy Year in Review”

The May, 2020 General Virtual Meeting.

ASRAS May 1 2020 Virtual Meeting – YouTube

ASRAS May 1 2020 Virtual Meeting Feature Speaker Richard O’Shaughnessy, Theoretical Gravitational Wave Astrophysicist, RIT: “gravitational Waves – Pt. III

The April 2020 General Virtual Meeting.

ASRAS April 3 2020 Virtual Meeting – YouTube

ASRAS April 3 2020 Virtual Meeting Feature Speaker Michael Richmond Prof Physics & Astronomy RIT “Cutting the Hubble Constant Down to Size”

The March 2020 General Meeting.

2020-03-06 Mtg Imaging Radio Telescope on Vimeo

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.

The February 2020 General Meeting.

The January 2020 General Meeting.

2020-01-03 Mtg Kodak Reconnaissance Projects on Vimeo

Steve Fentress – Use of the Observer’s Handbook. Main talk: John Schafer – Large Optics Engineering and Metrology for Kodak’s Reconnaissance Projects.