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SMAS Monthly Meeting

Friday, 12 February 2021
7:30pm to 9:00pm
(GMT-05:00) America/New York

Online through Zoom (or other online meeting tools) until normal in-person activities resume.


About SMAS Meetings

SMAS meets every second Friday January-November unless a special event interferes. In general, December is reserved for a Holiday Gathering where all local clubs are invited to dine and meetup. Meetings are relatively informal, however we usually establish an agenda of presentations and discussion topics.
Meeting are currently virtual via Zoom. 
Meetings consist of short presentations by members or invited guests. Member are encouraged to propose a topic at least 1-2 weeks prior to the meeting. Please send proposals to the current Vice President. All topics are available: from technical reports, introductory topics, astrophotography, history, book/resource reviews, gear/tool reviews, how-to's, community engagement, etc.
We encourage diverse topics over a range of ability levels. We hope that each meeting includes something easier and something more intermediate-advanced per meeting. 
Guests are welcome, but virtual meeting links will not be posted publicly. These may only be shared via or from a member of the executive committee. 

"Doors" open at 7p; Meeting runs 7:30p-9:00p.
Zoom Link below


  • Greetings (Duane Dunlap, President)
    • Introductions/Visitors/New Members
    • Any Observation/Activities Reports?
  • Elections (Bruce Ahler, Secretary)
  • Double Star Observing (Jim Sanders)
    • The Astronomical League award requirements
    • good doubles to observe at this time of year
    • and brief tips about star hopping.
  • BobFest Roundup (James Cantu, VP, and anyone else who attended)
  • Future Presentation Proposals?
    • March 
    • April
    • May
  • Adjourn
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