June 30, 2015: Herbert Walter’s photo of Sh 155, otherwise known as the Cave Nebula. For more information, click HERE.
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May 31, 2015: Hubble’s View of the Andromeda Galaxy from NASA. To view the full image, click HERE.
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ASX will be holding it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, March 30 at 6 p.m. The event will take place in the Astronomy Building, 50 St. George Street, room 107. There will be pizza and a movie after the voting is done.
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Star Talk: The Night Sky in Ancient Egypt

March 8, 2015
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ASX will be holding our monthly Star Talk on March 19 at 8pm. The speaker is Sarah Symons, Assistant Professor at McMaster University. The talk will be given in McLennan Physical Labs (60 St George Street). The room is number 103 on the first floor. This is a FREE event and open for all ages.

Sarah Symons is a member of faculty at McMaster University, in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. She is part of the design and instructional team for Integrated Science (known as iSci), a four-year undergraduate degree program combining all areas of science and taught through research. She is also Director of the William J. McCallion Planetarium in Hamilton, a small dome which hosts a different topic and live presentation each week. Her main research area is ancient Egyptian astronomy.

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Star Talk: Riding the Tide on Black Holes

February 7, 2015
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ASX will be holding our monthly Star Talk on February 26 at 8pm. The speaker is Eric Poisson, professor of physics at the University of Guelph. The talk will be given in McLennan Physical Labs (60 St George Street). The room is number 103 on the first floor. This is a FREE event and open for all ages.

Eric Poisson was born in Montreal, and grew up in Rimouski and Quebec City, which he considers to be his home town. He obtained a BSc from Laval University, and then a MSc and PhD from the University of Alberta. After postdoctoral fellowships at the California Institute of Technology and Washington University in St. Louis, Eric joined the faculty at the University of Guelph, where he teaches physics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and carries out research in gravitational physics, with a focus on black holes and gravitational waves.

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