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The Lincoln Hills Astronomy Group general
meetings provide residents, from beginners to experts,
with a forum to increase their knowledge in astronomy,
and to meet people with like interests. General meetings
begin with an informal "What's New in Astronomy",
followed by the main presentation, and finish with an
informal Q & A session. Meetings are supplemented
with our annual planetarium trip. For more
information contact John Combes at
Our Next Meeting
Wednesday February 5 at 6:45 PM, join us in the
Orchard Creek Lodge front Ballroom. Carla LaFave will
discuss the Parker Solar Probe's latest findings. The probe
is on a seven year mission to unlock the mysteries of the
Sun. Afterward, Ron Yelton will show some of the more
dramatic astro photography taken on his recent trip
Planetarium show at Sierra College. The subject will be black holes.
Charles Dailey will discuss what we have learned from meteorites.
Dr. Lawrence Lapin will speak on space threats and planet security.
Tim Pinkney will discuss our moon: past, present and future missions.
Holiday luncheon in the Solarium.
|January 8, 2020
John Combes will present, “Numbers, Time and the Vastness of Space”. A look at our home planet and how it measures up to its place in our Solar System, our home Milky Way Galaxy, and the myriad of galaxies that make up the visible universe.
Carla LaFave will discuss the Parker Solar Probe's latest findings. The probe is on a seven year mission to unlock the mysteries of the Sun. Afterward, Ron Yelton will show some of the dramatic astro photography taken on his recent trip to Arizona.
In March 2013 Dr. Charles Hunt went to Alaska to see the Northern Lights. He arrived at the same time as particles from a coronal mass ejection. The result was "Fire in the Sky". Come see his slides of the event and learn all there is to know about the Aurora Borealis.
Mark Miller will talk about the Apollo 11 mission guidance computer. This revolutionary computer made autonomous travel to the moon not only possible but added profoundly to crew safety, flight profile accuracy, and mission flexibility.