Matt Lochansky

Lunar Eclipse Jan 20/21, 2019

The night of January 20, extending after midnight into Jan 21 there will be a total lunar eclipse well positioned for us in Raleigh. The moon will start fading away by 10pm and will then be cast in a reddish hue as the total lunar eclipse begins at 11:41pm. The moon will be fully eclipsed until 12:43am and then take about two additional hours to exit the Earth’s shadow. RAC does not have a public event planned for the eclipse…

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December Indoor Meeting: Swap Meet

NOTE:   DIFFERENT LOCATION!!! Location: Covenant Christian Church: 2911 SW Cary Parkway, Cary, NC 27513 (on the right just after you pass the ‘YMCA’ on the left)Date: December 14, 2018Time: 7:30-9:30pm Swap Meet! Bring your own table, chairs are provided.  Bring any gear to swap or sell. RAC Business:After the presentation, we will discuss additional RAC business. We will then adjourn for dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings

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Using the Calendar

Non-Members: To use the calendar, you do NOT need to be logged into the site.  Non-Members can see all calendar entries except private club events and outreach events not open to the general public.  Membership is not required to register for most events. Exporting the Calendar: Currently, there is no functionality to export the entire calendar.  However, by registering for individual events per the directions below, a calendar file will be sent to your email for each event, individually. Using…

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Updating your Profile

It is very important to keep your profile up to date. Your profile data is shared with the Astronomical League and may be accessible within the club. To Update Your Profile or change your password: 1. Log into your account using your account email and password. If you forgot your password, click here 2. Scroll down the members page and find your profile information, see Fig-1. 3. Update the information. Please ensure an up to date address is provided. 4.…

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November Indoor Meeting: Dispatched from a Dark Universe

Location: NCSU Crafts Center (directions) Date: November 30, 2018 Time: 7:30-9:30pm Talk Title : “Dispatched from a Dark Universe” Speaker : Katie Mack Abstract: There’s more to the Universe than we can see – even more than we can ever see. I’ll give a tour of the edges of our knowledge of the cosmos, including where the frontiers are, and what might remain unknowable forever. Come for the Big Bang, stay for the possibility of the ultimate destruction of all of reality!…

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