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2019 Meeting Journal
 
January 2    GM   Professor Charles Hunt talked about France's Nuclear Fusion Reactor in his talk entitled "ITER -
                  Harnessing the Power of the Stars."

January 21   CIG  Ed Miller continued his lecture series on Radio Astronomy.
                  Lecture #7 Tour of the Green Bank Observatory
                  Lecture #8 Tour of the Green bank Telescope
January 20   TIG  The Telescope Group sponsored a star party at the sports Pavilion for a rare Total Lunar Eclipse.


February 6   GM   Tim Pinkney spoke about the existence of water on the solar system's moons.
February 11  CIG  Ed Miller continued his lecture series on Radio Astronomy.
                  Lecture #9 Hydrogen and the Structure of Galaxies
                  Lecture #10 Pulsars: Clocks in Space
February 28  TIG  Star party cancelled due to weather.


March 6      GM   Professor Charles Hunt spoke on the creation of the heavier elements and how they are distributed
                 
throughout the Milky Way Galaxy.
March 18     CIG  Ed Miller continued his lecture series on Radio Astronomy.
                 
Lecture #11 Pulsars and Gravity
                 
Lecture #12 Pulsars and the 300 Foot Telescope
March 28     TIG  Star party cancelled due to weather.


April 3      GM   Tim Unruh gave a presentation on tektites.
April 15     CIG  Ed Miller continued his lecture series on Radio Astronomy.
          
        Lecture #13 The Big Bang: The Oldest Radio Waves
             
     Lecture #14 H II Regions and the Birth of Stars
April 25     TIG  Star party at the Sports Pavillion.


May 1        GM   Elsa Paszek gave us an update and showed a NASA/PBS video on the Voyager mission.
May 20       CIG  Ed Miller continued his lecture series on Radio Astronomy.
                 
Lecture #15 Supernovas and the Death of Stars
                 
Lecture #16 Radio Stars and Early Interferometers
May 23       TIG  Star party Cancelled due to weather.


June 5       GM   Tim Unruh gave a presentation on meteorite and tektite mimicry.   
June 17      CIG  Ed Miller continued his lecture series on Radio Astronomy.
                 
Lecture #17 Radio Source Counts
                 
Lecture #18 Active Galactic Nuclei and the VLA
June 27      TIG  Star party at the Sports Pavillion.