Thursday, 02 February 2017 12:45

February 2017 President's Message Featured

On January 28th after more than a few weeks of hard work, members of the PAS gathered at the SPMOS Observing Site for an afternoon and evening of "friendship and astronomy". From what I understand 16 club members made this…
Thursday, 29 December 2016 13:00

January 2017 President's Message

What was it that Yogi Berra said? "It's like déjávu all over again." Maybe, maybe not. Looking ahead at 2017, we will be looping around the annual calendar track once again. Gas in the car, everything checked out and the…
Thursday, 08 December 2016 19:07

December 2016 President's Message

Well, here we are at the end of another year. It seems like just yesterday we were beginning 2016 and now we are at it's end. We have been an active club over the past year and not only do…
Friday, 04 November 2016 10:34

November 2016 President's Message

October was our busy month! (Notice the similarity to how I started this page last month.) October was indeed very busy - Astronomy Day at the Infinity Space Center, several outreach events including one in Lacombe at the Southeast LA…
Thursday, 06 October 2016 18:44

October 2016 President's Message

October is our busy month. Busy because it is one of our best, if not typically our best weather month. Hopefully this October will be no exception...
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 16:41

August 2016 President's Message

Virtually every day it has been raining, but typically clearing a fair amount of the time (in the evening) too. Summer is tough for astronomy what with the heat, humidity, mosquitoes, etc. But opportunity is there and the planets beckon.…
Thursday, 14 July 2016 11:30

July 2016 President's Message

In spite of summer’s challenges, what have you seen lately? I am not talking about the latest summer movies either (although I have seen “The Legend of Tarzan” and liked it very much as it more closely followed the theme…
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 08:58

June 2016 President's Message

Well, summer seems to be, sticky and at least a few mosquitoes. Yep, summer seems to be here. What does that mean for amateur astronomy? Fewer days and nights for astronomy outdoors, and when you can set up some…
Sunday, 22 May 2016 13:10

May 2016 President's Message

By the time the May PAS meeting is called to order I will be somewhere off the east coast probably up near Maine or Nova Scotia on my way across the Atlantic to Ireland. Hopefully on the way over my…
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