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A STAR meeting.

S*T*A*R Monthly Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum
Brookdale Community College Campus
Lincroft, NJ 07738
United States
Date: 
April 3, 2014

We hope that you'll be able to join us for our S*T*A*R monthly meeting on Thursday Night April 3rd at 8:00 PM. Our guest speaker will be the well known professional astronomer, Dr. Jerry Sellwood from Rutgers University. His talk will be on:"Spirals in Galaxies"

S*T*A*R March Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
March 6, 2014

 S*T*A*R's March meeting will be held Thursday March 6 at 8 p.m. at Monmouth Museum.  Our speaker will be club member George Zanetakos, who will discuss his project to image all the Messier objects. He will present a basic explanation of how the images were taken, list the additional non-astronomical images needed, and demonstrate how the software creates an image.  Be sure not to miss this informative talk.

S*T*A*R February Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
February 6, 2014

S*T*A*R will meet on Thursday, February 6 at 8 p.m. at Monmouth Museum.  Our speaker will be Professor David N. Spergel, Chair of the Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University. The title of his talk is “Taking the Baby Picture of the Universe.”  Abstract of the talk: Observations of the microwave background, the left-over heat from the big bang, are snap-shots of the universe only three hundred thousand years after the big bang.

January Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
January 2, 2014

Tonight's meeting has been cancelled.  (Because of the storm, the Brookdale campus is closed.) 

STAR December Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
December 5, 2013

 The STAR monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, December 5 at 8 pm at Monmouth Museum.  The speaker will be club member Arturo Cisneros, who will present "Novas and Supernovas."

Monthly S*T*A*R Meeting at Monmouth Museum

Date: 
November 7, 2013

Thursday night (Nov. 7th) is our monthly meeting and the third meeting of the new season. We'd like to get a big turnout and we hope that you come and renew your membership, if you  have not already done so. Our speaker will be S*T*A*R Member-at Large, Dave Britz, who will share with us his knowledge of comets and asteroids, including Comet ISON (which could be the "Comet of the Century.  We'll hope to see you Thursday night at 8 PM at our regular meeting place at the Monmouth Museum (on the Brookdale Campus).

October Monthly Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft
United States
Date: 
October 3, 2013

This will be our regular monthly meeting for October.  Our guest speaker will be Dr. Ken Kremer who will present "Curiosity, MAVEN and the Search for Life on Mars, in 3-D".  Dr. Kremer is author of numerous articles and presentations and is a sought after speaker and a regular contributor to "Universe Today".  Ken will have a selection of his Space photos for sale.       http://www.kenkremer.com        

STAR Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum
United States
Date: 
September 5, 2013

This Thursday night (Spet 5th) is our first regular monthly meeting and start of the new season.  We'd like to get a big turnout and we hope that you come and renew your membership.Our speaker will be Allen Malsbury who will share with us his experiences in building, observing and imaging with telescopes that he's built.  He's also promised to bring a couple of examples.  I don't know about you, but I've never seen a "Schief".We'll hope to see you Thursday night at 8 PM at our regular meeting place at the Monmouth Museum.

S*T*A*R May Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
May 2, 2013

Our upcoming meeting will be held on Thursday, May 2 at 8 p.m. at Monmouth Museum. Our speaker will be S*T*A*R member Dave Britz, whose talk is titled “Motion in Space and Time.” Dave observes that as a species we seem to have spent an inordinate amount of time exploring our world and the space nearby, trying to figure out where we are. As our technological eyes have improved our sight, expanded our spectrum, the universe and our sense of time, we ironically find that answering the questions where and when we are is increasingly difficult.

S*T*A*R April Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
April 4, 2013

Our upcoming meeting will be held on Thursday, April 4 at 8 p.m.

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New S*T*A*R Officers

These are the new Club Officers, voted in at the June 2013 Business Meeting.