AAC Public Meeting @ Florida Museum of Natural History

  • 9 Aug 2016
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida Cultural Plaza, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611-2710
Join us for an exciting and interesting evening at the Florida Museum of Natural History!

7:00 - 7:30 General Meeting & Announcements
7:30 - 7:45 Refreshments
7:45 - Invited Speaker

Speaker: Rich Russin and Chuck Broward

Title: What's Up with Telescopes?

Synopsis: The telescope is unquestionably the instrument of choice for stargazing. The last decade has seen significant advancement in the design and manufacture of telescopes to the extent that today it is possible to own a worthy scope at prices that are comparably modest. Our speakers this month will help you sort through the myriad of options in the market place to optimize your stargazing experience. The speakers combine decades of experience, a little science, and their unique perspective on the best scopes for various applications.

Though geared towards the novice, there will be ample content for seasoned gazers. The format for the talk combines a short slide program with hands-on interaction and demonstration of the various scopes and mounts available in today's market.

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