Explore the Universe Certificate - John Peddle

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The Sky This Month - September 2016

Our Neighbouring Galaxy

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Messier Certificate - Emile Cormier

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Explore the Universe Certificate

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Volunteers Wanted - Information Technology Committee

The Information Technology is looking for volunteers to help out with a number of support and development projects that we have underway. We are looking for skilled individuals with a command of PHP and web technologies to assist with a number of projects including:

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Asteroid (22378) Gaherty

Geoff Gaherty (1941-2016) was an amateur astronomer who wrote about observing and won the Chant Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada in 2008. Geoff earned a B.Sc. from McGill University in mathematics and physics in 1964, an M.A. from the University of Toronto in anthropology in 1966 and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto also in anthropology in 1970. An obituary for Geoff is here. Name suggested by Robert and Peter Jedicke.

Orbit type: Main Belt
Ref: MPC 101206

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Asteroid (129973) Michaeldaly

Michael Daly (b. 1965) is a professor of planetary science at York University and is the lead scientist for the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter. Prior to this, he was the lead engineer for the development of Phoenix MET, Canada’s first instruments to operate on the surface of Mars.

Orbit type: Main Belt

Ref: MPC 101211

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The Sky This Month - August 2016

Summer Time Treats part 2

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Bulletin 2016 Aug

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Finest NGC Certificate - Ted Wang

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