Astronomical presentations are held at each of ASGH’s business meetings. Speakers have included current or former members, astronomy faculty and graduate students from area universities, or invited guests. Topics for these presentations, shown below, are wide-ranging and are chosen to be of interest to amateur astronomers of all levels.
Unless otherwise indicated, our meetings begin at 7:30 pm in Copernicus Planetarium at Central Connecticut State University. Directions can be found on our CCSU Directions page.
COVID-19 Pandemic Update: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all ASGH meetings with be held online using video conferencing software. A meeting link will be sent to all active members prior to the meeting.
September 16, 2020
Speaker: Chris Markiewicz, ASGH President – ASGH Astrophoto Montage
October 21, 2020
Speaker: Peter Kandefer – Latest Research and Firsthand Experience With Stonehenge
November 18, 2020
Speaker: Tom Field – Getting Started With Spectroscopy
December 16, 2020
Speaker: Chris Markiewicz, ASGH President – What’s Up, Doc
January 20, 2021
Speaker: Chris Markiewicz, ASGH President – Stellarium
February 17, 2021
Speaker: To be determined
March 17, 2021
Speaker: Greg Shanos, NASA Solar System Ambassador – Journey to a Comet
April 21, 2021
Speaker: Bruce DePrest, WFSB channel 3’s Chief Metorologist !
May 19, 2021
Speaker: CT Science Fair Award Winner