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 21, 2022
Speaker: Peter Kandefer, past ASGH member and officer – Exoplanet Discovery
October 19, 2022
Speaker: Gregory T. Shanos, NASA Solar System Ambassador – Upcoming Mars Opposition And How To Get Ready To Observe It Visually
November 16, 2022
Speaker: Logan Jones, Ph. D, Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) – De Re Metallica: The (re)cycling of elements in galaxies
December 21, 2022
Speaker: Gregory T. Shanos, NASA Solar System Ambassador – Mars 2022: An Observer’s Guide Part II – Imaging
January 18, 2023
February 15, 2023
March 15, 2023
April 19, 2023
May 17, 2023
Speaker: CT Science Fair Award Winners