Exploring the Universe from Southwest Virginia. established 1996
November 9, 2017
Grayson County Public Library
Special Guest Speaker: Dr Pam Khurana
Dr. Pam Khurana will be the special guest speaker. She is a Physicist who lived and worked at the European CERN Research laboratory for 8 years. She teaches Quantum Physics and will be teaching us a little of this as well as explaining about CERN, what she did there, and what CERN is doing today. Pam is very interesting to listen to and very good at teaching this very advanced subject to people that have little or no understanding
October 27, 2017
Mike and Dave setup a 6" Refractor at Starfest and demonstrated basic astronomy and general viewing to over 50 people representing ERAS Club
October 14, 2017
Mountain Foliage Festival
10AM to 3PM
Join us for some solar viewing at the Grayson County Public Library.
OCTOBER 5, 2017
Sparta Public Library
6:00 to 7:30 PM
Come join astrophotographer Dave Collings
about the hobby of astrophotography. Learnwhat equipment and software he uses toproduce the images now published in themagazine Sky & Telescope. He takes his photosjust outside of Sparta at the Blue Ridge Observatory.
Came to Observatory for 4 hours & taught them basic Astronomy & Astrophotography. Educated them on our universe and solar system and did some solar observing.
September 16, 2017
Pam and Lydia are from the Piedmont club in Statesville, NC Theycame to take back knowledge to their club and their experiencelearning astrophotography, software control, CCD cameras, and editing. Pam is a Dr. of Nuclear Physics and Lydia is the Secretaryof the Piedmont Club.