Welcome to the Battle Point Astronomical Association

 

Upcoming Events

Public Planetarium Show “Rendezvous with a Comet” at Ritchie Observatory August 9, 8:00 p.m.On August 6, 2014, Rosetta became the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet.  Astronomer Dave will present highlights of the 10 year journey and future plans to land on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

If the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes for public solar viewing prior and star-gazing afterward.

Many thanks to all of our member volunteers who helped out with the Grand Old Fourth Booth and at The Bluegrass Festival. We had a lot of volunteers and things went very well.  I hope you enjoyed yourselves.

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  The Summer 2014 Newsletter

  • Summer Lunacy
  • Clark College Sundial Trip
  • The Dome ! Not the Dome Again
  • The New Solar Telescope, Out and About
  • Capturing Spring Galaxies on Bainbridge Island
  • Dark Sky Treks

This is our first web based (as opposed to pdf) based newsletter. If you have opinions please let us know. Thanks.

Due to a long standing tradition, the August board meeting is canceled due to nobody being around in August ;-)

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Many thanks to One Call for All for their many years of continued support.

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Many thanks to the Bainbridge Community Foundation for their support of our Sundial Project

 

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Many thanks to the Bainbridge Island Rotary for their grant to allow us to obtain a Solar Telescope for our educational outreach programs.

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We are currently remodeling our website.