List of Meeting Presentations

2019 Monthly Indoor Meeting Presentations

The meetings normally occur on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  See the club website home page each month for more details.

January 2019 – NO MEETING THIS MONTH

February 7, 2019 – Rachel Kronyak, NASA Solar System Ambasssador, University of Tennessee; “Evolving Views of Mars: Flybys to Selfies in 50 Years”

March 7, 2019 – David Wake, PhD, UNC Asheville; “The MaNGA Survey: Dissecting 10,000 Galaxies in 3D”

April 4, 2019 – Richard Gray, PhD, Appalachian State University; “The Lambda Boötis Star System”

May 2, 2019 – Naveen Vetcha, PhD, NASA Solar System Ambassador; James Webb Space Telescope – The Future of Space Sight” 

June 6, 2019 – Dominic Lesnar, president, Astronomy Club of Asheville; “From Small Step to Giant Leap: 50 Years Since Apollo”

July 2019 – NO MEETING THIS MONTH

August 1, 2019 – Steve Conard, engineer, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Maryland; NASA’s New Horizon mission to Kuiper belt object 2014 MU69, aka “Ultima Thule”

September 5, 2019 – Paul Byrne, PhD, North Carolina State University; “The Habitability of Ocean Worlds and NASA’s Europa Clipper Mission”

October 3, 2019 – Bernard Arghiere, former president, Astronomy Club of Asheville; November 11, 2019’s Transit of Mercury” 

November 7, 2019 – Stephen Danford, PhD, UNC Greensboro; “The Wonderful Life of a Star”

December 5, 2019 – Annual Club Holiday Social & Auction