Next Club Meeting: February 28
“Illuminating Our Neighborhoods”
With an assist from the International Dark-Sky Association our
February program will reacquaint us with the issues municipalities
face when planning outdoor illumination schemes. By replacing
the familiar mercury and high pressure sodium lamps with energy
efficient light emitting diodes (LEDs) new neighborhoods can
benefit from what is perceived to be an upgrade. However, there
are trade offs and the impact to astonomical observing near such
light sources can be significant. Join us and you too will be in the
The meeting will start at 7:30pm on Tuesday Feb 28 and the program will start around 8pm. Meetings are at Hyde Observatory and are open to the public.
Want to Join?
Interested in becoming a member? Contact us below or come to our next meeting and say hi!
REGULAR MEMBER – $30.00 per year. Includes club newsletter, and 1 vote at club meetings, plus all other standard club privileges. FAMILY MEMBER – $35.00 per year. Same as regular member except gets 2 votes at club meetings. STUDENT MEMBER – $10.00 per year with volunteer requirement.