BASS Meeting Thursday, November 17th, 7PM at SBO

Thursday, November 17th, 7PM at Sommer-Bausch Observatory (SBO), in the downstairs lab/classroom.

Gleason at the 24 inch telescope
Kieth Gleason attaching a camera to the 24″ telescope in 1986. Image credit: Jerry Cleveland, Boulder Daily Camera

The guest speaker will be Keith Gleason, former manager of the Sommer-Bausch Observatory. In light of the so called supermoon this week, Keith will discuss some aspects of “Measuring the Moon: Does Size Matter?”

Variation in Moon size
Variation in Moon size as seen from Earth. Image credit: Marco Langbroek [Wikipedia, (CC BY-SA 3.0)]

The meeting will be on this Thursday due to conflicts on campus with home football games and the upcoming holidays.

Parking near SBO (building 422 on the map), use lot sections 419 and 423: