BBAA MEETING THURSDAY, 10/1 at 7:30pm


George Reynolds
 

BBAA MEETING THURSDAY, 10/1 at 7:30pm
via ZOOM. https://vccs.zoom.us/j/96840800899
TED FORTE, President Emeritus of BBAA, will be presenting from his home and observatory in Sierra Vista, Arizona.
Ted will tell us about the sample mission to asteroid Bennu, which is a mission of spacecraft OSIRIS-REX.
Ted is an honorary lifetime member and past president of the BBAA.  He currently resides in Sierra Vista, Arizona where he is director of the Patterson Observatory and an officer of the Huachuca Astronomy Club.  He is also a Solar System Ambassador.
Ted’s presentation, “Bits of Bennu” will describe the OSIRIS REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission and its upcoming sample collection event.  Launched in 2016, OSIRIS REx arrived at asteroid Bennu (101955) in December of 2018 and will return a sample of the asteroid to Earth in September 2023.
The OSIRIS Rex mission is a collaboration of the University of Arizona, NASA Goddard, and Lockheed Martin.  Ted has been an OSIRIS REx mission ambassador since 2013.



George Reynolds

"Solar System Ambassador" for South Hampton Roads, Virginia
Back Bay Amateur Astronomers (BBAA) 
http://www.backbayastro.org


 


Jeff Goldstein
 

I confirm this is the meeting.  Here are the future dates, too!

 

Goldstein, Jeff is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

 

Topic: BBAA

Time: Oct 1, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Sincerely,

 

Jeff Goldstein

 

From: BackBayAstro@groups.io <BackBayAstro@groups.io> On Behalf Of George Reynolds via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:48 PM
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Subject: [BackBayAstro] BBAA MEETING THURSDAY, 10/1 at 7:30pm

 

BBAA MEETING THURSDAY, 10/1 at 7:30pm

TED FORTE, President Emeritus of BBAA, will be presenting from his home and observatory in Sierra Vista, Arizona.

Ted will tell us about the sample mission to asteroid Bennu, which is a mission of spacecraft OSIRIS-REX.

Ted is an honorary lifetime member and past president of the BBAA.  He currently resides in Sierra Vista, Arizona where he is director of the Patterson Observatory and an officer of the Huachuca Astronomy Club.  He is also a Solar System Ambassador.

Ted’s presentation, “Bits of Bennu” will describe the OSIRIS REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission and its upcoming sample collection event.  Launched in 2016, OSIRIS REx arrived at asteroid Bennu (101955) in December of 2018 and will return a sample of the asteroid to Earth in September 2023.

The OSIRIS Rex mission is a collaboration of the University of Arizona, NASA Goddard, and Lockheed Martin.  Ted has been an OSIRIS REx mission ambassador since 2013.

 

 


George Reynolds

"Solar System Ambassador" for South Hampton Roads, Virginia

Back Bay Amateur Astronomers (BBAA) 
http://www.backbayastro.org


 


Jeffrey Thornton
 

Is there anyway to view the recording of last nights meeting?


Jeff Goldstein
 

Here’s the link for last night’s BBAA Meeting with Ted Forte as Speaker.

Ted’s Presentation begins at time 35:38, so just scroll ahead to view it.

https://vccs.zoom.us/rec/share/g9PI7q_AcbkBThgNMugdA9UuPCYEfYk0StPHTmnqe9UfHOBBfvAl3xc_RCOxaeMl.6m2CRAEXTo2tx8gO?startTime=1601593886000

 

Please let me know if you need a password.  I can’t find one.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jeff Goldstein

 

From: BackBayAstro@groups.io <BackBayAstro@groups.io> On Behalf Of Jeffrey Thornton
Sent: Friday, October 2, 2020 2:13 PM
To: BackBayAstro@groups.io
Subject: Re: [BackBayAstro] BBAA MEETING THURSDAY, 10/1 at 7:30pm

 

Is there anyway to view the recording of last nights meeting?


Jeff Goldstein
 

Here’s the link and the passcode to the recorded meeting.  Ted’s presentation begins at 35min 38 secs.

My apologies for the first link that I sent.  It does need a Passcode.

Please highlight the Access Passcode below, and copy it.  Then click on the link.  When asked for the passcode, hit paste.

 

Topic: BBAA

Start Time : Oct 1, 2020 07:11 PM

 

Meeting Recording:

https://vccs.zoom.us/rec/share/56yBZPK_QNBQtgoLKvuYBesToovDGXriddMEHoCUmLnP8YJA6Sh5UjGrKTwXMWU2.aVZq2qGakQcZ75NM

 

Access Passcode: BBAA_1001

 

Sincerely,

 

Jeff Goldstein

 

From: BackBayAstro@groups.io <BackBayAstro@groups.io> On Behalf Of Jeffrey Thornton
Sent: Friday, October 2, 2020 2:13 PM
To: BackBayAstro@groups.io
Subject: Re: [BackBayAstro] BBAA MEETING THURSDAY, 10/1 at 7:30pm

 

Is there anyway to view the recording of last nights meeting?


Jeffrey Thornton
 
Edited

Thanks Jeff,

It worked.