The Columbus Astronomical Society has decided to cancel the January Meeting due to snowy conditions. Also, because of the piled-up snow at Perkins Observatory parking lot, and the potential for icy conditions driving up to the observatory, the parking will be limited or unavailable.
We apologize for any convenience. We are working to reschedule this month’s speaker for another meeting.
Join us at our next meeting, 8pm, to hear CAS member, James Luke gives an informative talk on observing and safety tips. He will go over how to find those observing locations, places to avoid and resources that can assist you, and go over safety tips you should know when observing at a location.
Coffee and donuts will be available.
For those who are not heading to locations in the totality path, and if you do not have special eclipse glasses, you can still enjoy the event by making a “camera obscura.”
NASA has made available plans to make a camera obscura using everyday materials to enjoy the eclipse. Let us know if you would like more information.
The weather outlook for Central Ohio and surrounding areas look promising!