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Update June 22, 2003
The Valley SkyWatcher MagazineA Publication of the Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society
P.O. Box 11 Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022
June 2003 Edition
All members of CVAS and
the OTAA are encouraged to contribute ideas, articles, images and observation
reports for possible inclusion in future issues of this monthly update and
in the quarterly editions of The Valley SkyWatcher.
General Fund: $1,674
New Observatory Fund $1,250
At the start of the meeting, the New Observatory Fund was at $1250, but during the meeting more more was collected. By the meetings end, the amount that was collected and pledge was at $3825. We need about $7000 for a dome, with about another $2000 for the dome base and pier
Marty Nemmi and Jim Bownfield filled in the ruts in the drive. Marty also installed a new fan in the computer that drives the 16" telescope.
Burning of brush has continued,
with some more work that needs to be done here. A work session was scheduled
for Saturday, June 14.
Not much have been going on here with all the clouds and rain that we have been getting. A few have reported getting in a look at Jupiter and Saturn here and there.
For Bob’s complete observations report please visit the Monthly Sky Calendar on our website.
Had a discussion on the
new observatory, the items that was covered:
Went over calendar, Larry
Boros handed out calendar with upcoming dates on it.
Robert Puzzitiello - Robert
joined the club as well as donating $200 to the new observatory. Welcome to
October 30, 2003 Aurora