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"HAS Astronomers Doing Science" 7:00pm CST Friday, March 3rd on Zoom

HAS Monthly Meeting – via Zoom

Friday March 3rd at 7:00pm CST

HAS Astronomers Doing Science

A Panel Discussion

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One of the very cool things about being an amateur astronomer is that even with amateur sized telescopes, our eyes, or our amateur cameras, we can do real science that is of benefit to the Pros! Several HAS members have been contributing to the body of astronomical observations and knowledge over the course of many years. Others are just getting started, and so can you!

Walt Cooney will moderate a panel discussion where several HAS members will tell you a bit about the science they are doing. Panelists and their topics are:

  • Will Young - Observing Sprites - The Spritacular Project – recording atmospheric sprites’
  • Chris Ober - Cataclysmic Variables – with the Center for Backyard Astrophysics (CBA) and the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO).
  • Michael Rapp - Variable star visual observing with AAVSO.
  • Brian Cudnik - Sunspot Counts and variable star observing with AAVSO.
  • Don Selle – Cameras for All-Sky Meteor Surveillance (CAMS) – Texas network.
  • Walt Cooney - Operating a remote research telescope – The Madrona Peak Observatory’

Each of the panel members will give a brief description of the work that they are doing, and also will answer questions from those attending the meeting.

Join us for what promises to be an interesting and informative discussion!


This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. In order to attend, you must register for the meeting. You can do so using the link below. You will receive a email with the details of the meeting and a link that will allow you to join in.

You only need to register once!

Join us Friday, March 3, 2023 at 7:00 pm CST. See you then